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Dean Castle Arms and Armour

Swords

Sword with double ring guard

Description:

Sword with cruciform hilt and double ring guard with triple-fluted blade. Crossguard features spherical terminals and accents. Hand guard covers the ricasso of the blade - an area that would be 'pinched' for extra control - to offer additional protection during confrontations. Blade bears the mark of an unidentified maker.

Source:
Dean Castle
Digital Number:
RI_DC_0000127
Copyright:
East Ayrshire Council


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