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Object Title

Sword - Boar-sword

Sword - Boar-sword

Date

1530-1570

Object Number

IX.5391

Provenance

Purchased from Mr Andrew Lumley (dealer), 28 March 1994. Acquired by Lumley from Herr Frank Unrath of Germany, who is understood to have had it for at least twenty years. Formerly deposit A.237 1.

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Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 1308 mm (51.5 in), blade length: 1054 mm (41.5 in), blade width, by hilt: 30 mm (1.2 in), blade width, 25 mm; from hilt: 22 mm (0.9 in), Width across quillons: 240 mm (9.4 in)

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Bibliographic References

Dorling Kindersley, Weapon. A visual history of arms & armour, Dorling Kindersley Ltd, London, 2006, p. 117 (col. illus, top).

Thumbnail image of Sword about 1550. IX.5391
Thumbnail image of Sword about 1550. IX.5391
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Thumbnail image of Sword - Boar-sword Sword for hunting boar with widened point and stop-bar (a modern replacement).
Thumbnail image of Sword - Boar-sword Sword for hunting boar with widened point and stop-bar (a modern replacement).
Thumbnail image of Sword - Boar-sword Sword for hunting boar with widened point and stop-bar (a modern replacement).