- Dagger with scabbard
- Unknown Artist / Maker
- 19th century
- Steel, gold and silver, false-damascened and blued
- Length: 25 cm
Width: 2.5 cm
Weight: 0.54 kg, dagger
Weight: 0.31 kg, scabbard
- Reserve Vault 3
- Dagger with scabbard, in the so-called ‘Landsknecht’ style, made up of a spherical pommel of octagonal section with button; swelling grip of oval section; curving guard of flat section widening towards the ends which are cut off square; single side-ring; blade of diamond section; scabbard of blued steel divided into two sections by three sets of hollow 'puffed' bands of applied spiral ribands, two of them triple, that at the ferrule double; the ferrule of spherical form terminating in a series of turned balls; at the back are two D-attachments for suspension, one placed diagonally.
The whole of the hilt is of blued steel overlaid with arabesques in gold and silver, and with a half-length man in armour in a circular medallion on the grip. The front surface of the scabbard is overlaid like the hilt with arabesques in gold and silver with a medallion with a male and female bust.
19th century, imitating the style of the 16th century.
Lièvre, Musée graphique (pl. 13).