An Unusual Medieval Sword
Lot 73
An Unusual Medieval Sword
Sold for £4,000 (US$ 6,691) inc. premium
Lot Details
An Unusual Medieval Sword
Late 14th Century
In excavated condition, with long very broad flat tapering double-edged blade, hilt comprising long quillons of slightly tapering square section, long flat tapering tang, and compressed chamfered wheel pommel with circular recess on each side and pyramidal-shaped button
105 cm. blade, 127.3 cm. overall

Footnotes

  • Literature:
    Hoffmeyer, cat. no. 47, pp. 35, 76 and 79, figs. 7 and 17

    The quillons conform to Oakeshott's Style I with a pommel of Type I
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