Object Title

Quillons

Quillons

Date

1800-1950

Object Number

IX.5147

Physical Description

A pair of quillons and integral quillon block/sleeve for a small sword or court sword, originally bright but now rusted all over. The quillons are circular in section, noarrowing towards their mid point and swelling again at the finials which take the form of facetted cones pointing outwards and slightly downwards. There are no arms of the hilt and apart from the facetted finials, it is entirely plain.

Dimensions

Dimensions: length across points of finials: 101.8 mm (4 in) Weight: 35 g (1.2 oz)

Associations

Places Britain