Show Navigation

Dean Castle Arms and Armour

Rapiers

Swept hilt rapier of Italian or German origin

Period:
17th Century
Description:

Swept hilt rapier dating from c. 1600, likely of Italian or German origin. Gold-encrusted hilt features circular and floral designs on guard, pommel and finger loops. The ricasso of the blade bears the mark of an unidentified maker.

Place of Production:
Germany or Italy
Source:
Dean Castle
Digital Number:
RI_DC_0000137
Copyright:
East Ayrshire Council


Alternative Views:

alternative small picturealternative small picturealternative small picturealternative small picture