Object Title

Hanger

Hanger

Date

1631-1670

Object Number

IX.1394

Provenance

Ex Williams Collection, 1974.

Physical Description

Steel hilt, cosisting of cap pommel, kniuckle-guard, rear quillon and single small shell with a quatrefoil piercing. Grip of stag antler.


Straight two-edged blade, with short ricasso and deep central fuller inscribed, on one side, (WHICH?) 'IOHAN KINNDT' [John Kennet] and, on the other (WHICH?) 'FECIT HOVNSLOE'.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 900 mm, blade length: 770 mm Weight: 1 lb 2 oz

Inscriptions and Marks

Inscription on blade - see Description.

Associations

Notes

For information on Kennet and other blades signed by him in the Royal Armouries and other collections, entry for IX.1318 (under Notes).