Object Title

Sword

Sword

Date

1700-1730

Object Number

IX.170

Physical Description

Hilt Spanish perhaps South American, blade German, Prussian.

Associations

Places Spain
Germany

Bibliographic References

C ffoulkes, Inventory and survey of the armouries of the Tower of London, London, HMSO, 1916, vol. II, p. 284 (illus. of arms on blade).

Notes

Before it was changed the short description of the Security entry had the hilt as Prussian. The arms on the blade are of Prussia according to ffoulkes 1916 but of the Hohenzollern (Prussia not mentioned) according to the Typed Inventory (PJL, 09/09/02).