Object Title

Sword

Sword

Date

1660-1700

Object Number

IX.686

Provenance

ex Rotunda 14/225

Physical Description

Hilt: cast brass, comprising pommel, knuckle guard with integral quillon, having a grotesque mask finial, and arms of the hilt, and solid shell guards, all decorated in relief with foliage and figures. Wooden grip bound with wire.
Blade: of flattened diamond section appears to have been shortened and the forte bears traces of an etched pattern.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 952 mm (37.5 in), blade length: 762 mm (30 in) Weight: 1 lb 8 oz

Associations

Places Netherlands