The Wallace Collection

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Pommel
  • Pommel
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • c. 1600
  • Iron or steel, chiselled
  • Weight: 0.23 kg
  • A873
  • European Armoury III
Commentary
Further Reading
  • Pommel of a rapier, barrel-shaped, tapering slightly towards the top, slightly flattened in the plane of the blade. Roughly chiselled in high relief with a multitude of equestrian figures on one side, and on the other a male and female on horseback in contemporary costume under an archway, with other figures at the sides, two of them supporting a crown above; flat button.

    About 1600; nationality uncertain.