The Wallace Collection

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Pommel
  • Pommel
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • Germany
  • c. 1530
  • Steel
  • Weight: 0.115 kg
  • A870
  • European Armoury III
Commentary
Further Reading
  • Pommel of a ‘Landsknecht’ dagger, of bright steel, elongated oval in plan; of flat cushion form with gadroons in high relief radiating from the centre.
    German, about 1530.

    Compare Laking, op. cit., III, fig. 680 (a), and, Forrer, Schwerzenbach Collection, pl. XII, 1, 2.