Object Title

Dagger

Dagger

Date

1400-1499

Object Number

X.1742

Provenance

Purchased from D. Oliver, 10 March, 2000 (and known by him as 'no. 5'). From the Thames near Southwark Bridge (date unknown). Purchased with X.1743, X.1744 and X.1745. Previously Deposit No. B.0031/1.

Physical Description

Long, narrow ballock dagger with grip of circular section, narrow at the base and flaring out at the top.
Condition: Generally good, blade covered in thick patina. Grip in good condition - no cracks visible except what appears to be a repaired section along the top edge. There is also a small piece missing from the pommel (cap) in the same area.

Featured in

Hundred Years War

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 380 mm, Length of blade: 270 mm Weight: 125 g

Associations

Places England