Object Title

Dagger

Dagger

Date

1400-1499

Object Number

X.1743

Provenance

Purchased from D. Oliver, 10 March 2000 (and known by him as no. 8). From the Thames at Bull Wharf (date of find unknown). Purchased with X.1742, X.1744 and X.1745. Previously Deposit No. B.0031/2.

Physical Description

Grip of circular section which flare out at the top. 3 thin opper alloy plates fitted at the shoulder of the blade. Copper alloy inlaid mark on blade.
Condition on acquisition. Generally good. Patina on blade, (which has been cleaned), and has nicks along the cutting edge. Grip has some damage (small pieces missing, small holes) around the base. A crack approx. half way up runs almost the whole way round.

Featured in

Hundred Years War

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 360 mm, Length of blade: 240 mm Weight: 190 g

Associations

Places England