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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.

Dimensions

BladeLength41.5 in
BladeLength1054 mm
BladeWidth0.9 in
BladeWidth1.2 in
BladeWidth22 mm
BladeWidth25 mm
BladeWidth30 mm
OverallLength51.5 in
OverallLength1308 mm
QuillonsWidth9.4 in
QuillonsWidth240 mm

Associations

Bibliographic References

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

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