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Dean Castle Arms and Armour

Small swords

German small sword 1

Period:
19th Century
Description:

German small sword dating from the early 19th century. The sword's hilt is exquisitely chiselled with fruit, and floral scrolling designs along its grip, fig-shaped pommel, and hand and knuckle guards.

 

The blade also displays careful craftsmanship with etched strapwork, moon and sunbeam designs, and scrolled flourishes.

Place of Production:
Germany
Source:
Dean Castle
Digital Number:
RI_DC_0000117
Copyright:
East Ayrshire Council


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