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Dean Castle Arms and Armour

Daggers

Pierced pommel left hand dagger

Period:
17th Century
Description:

This Early Modern parrying dagger has an egg-shaped pommel with button that has key-hole shaped pierced decoration that encloses a central panel. The hilt has a wire-wrapped grip with vertical ridges and sailor's knot at its top and bottom. Similar to the pommel, the quillons also feature blank space as a decorative feature, with elongated cut-out sections revealing the structural centre of the guard. The blade's ricasso has etched flutes as decoration, with a perforated central channel.

Place of Production:
Germany
Dimensions:
L: 404mm
Source:
Dean Castle
Digital Number:
RI_DC_0000027
Copyright:
East Ayrshire Council


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