Object Title

Partizan

Partizan

Date

1500-1530

Object Number

VII.1261

Provenance

Old Tower collection

Physical Description

The blade has a medial rib running almost to the tip, fullered each side. There are traces of pointille on the lower part of the blade and ?floral decoration on the slightly fluted socket. The head has two langets each with 3 nails that secure it to the wooden haft. There is a large domed nail and a small nail embedded in lower part of the haft, together with a drilled and countersunk hole. The lower end is shaped for the missing shoe, with two nail holes.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length:

Inscriptions and Marks

On the upper part of the socket is a possible mark of two right-angled lines above an angular U. The lower end of the haft is stamped: 2

Associations

Places Italy