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Daggers

Spanish left hand dagger 3

Description:

This Spanish left hand dagger has features a broad knuckleguard that curves upwards towards the fig-shaped pommel to give the guard a triangular outline. The knuckleguard is largely unadorned, barring a filligree frill around its edge. The hilt has a wire-wrapped grip and a spiral enveloping its quillons. The front of the ricasso is decorated with a hammered triangular design, with its back featuring an indent with stars and circles chiselled into the metal. One side of the blade has grooves up to its mid-point, leading to a sharpened blade, while the other side of the blade is straight along its full length.

Place of Production:
Spain
Source:
Dean Castle
Digital Number:
RI_DC_0000050
Copyright:
East Ayrshire Council


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