Medieval war hammer or bec de corbin based on a piece in the Doges ' Palace in Venice and captured after a battle in the late 14thC.
The head is cast in bronze and depicts a dragon and the tail and 'fire' are made in carbon steel and socketed and brazed into place. The haft is in ash and stained black and waxed.
Overall length 53cm/21"
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The Wallace Collection A726 rondel dagger is a classic medieval rondel dagger from around the year 1400, possibly English, probably French. The blade is a long 15"/39cm long and is 12mm...