Early 16thC hexagonal bronze hilted quillon dagger 115

Based on a an example in the Metropolitan Museum.  Daggers with 'half a guard' and very slender grips were popular with Landsknechts and are typically German from around 1510-1540

Double edged with a 25cm blade, double layer veg tan leather with incised decoration and hemp suspension cord.  Grip is horn and antler.

Specification

Grip length – 10cm
Blade length – 25cm
Overall length – 36cm
Blade thickness at hilt – 6mm
Handle components – Bronze


Collections: Medieval Museum quality weapons

Category: dagger, quillon

Type: Dagger




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