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Dean Castle Arms and Armour

Daggers

Silver-encrusted left hand dagger 2

Period:
17th Century
Description:

This left hand dagger with a silver-encrusted brass hilt is a piece that would have adorned the side of a gentlemen as a fine-looking personal trinket while also serving as personal defence when required. The dagger has a finely detailed floral design in low relief on its pommel, crossguard and fingerloop. The stiff, straight blade possesses a ricasso at its base.

Place of Production:
Likely France
Materials/Media:
Silver; brass; steel
Dimensions:
L: 140mm
Source:
Dean Castle
Digital Number:
RI_DC_0000028
Copyright:
East Ayrshire Council


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