Art of Swords

Sword
/sôrd/
Noun
1. A weapon consisting typically of a long, straight or slightly curved, pointed blade having one or two cutting edges and set into a hilt.
2. An instrument of death or destruction.

Engraved European Sergeant’s Halberd

  • Dated: late 17th century
  • Measurements: length of metal 23 ½”; overall 90”

The head has a small concave axe blade, pierced and engraved with foliage and twin birds (on the head lugs). The halbert comes with a down-curved beak, broad tapering 10” thrusting blade with shallow medial ridge, small base lugs, and turned baluster. Features an engraved conical ferrule with a pair of later side straps attached with dome-head nails to the round hardwood shaft; iron base shoe of unique form.

Source & Copyright: Antique Weapon Store

Hide notes

  1. clairexnovak reblogged this from boywhocriedwerewolfarchive
  2. exit2eden reblogged this from boywhocriedwerewolfarchive
  3. thefantastichunterofpulse reblogged this from art-of-swords
  4. trashcorps reblogged this from clematispassiflora
  5. clematispassiflora reblogged this from ladynicollette and added:
    I am crying.
  6. ladynicollette reblogged this from vinteraften
  7. hehasmonkeytoes reblogged this from art-of-swords
  8. lichirelia reblogged this from art-of-swords
  9. orchidbreezefc reblogged this from art-of-swords
  10. miqo-ele reblogged this from branch
  11. branch reblogged this from whiskey-wolf
  12. whiskey-wolf reblogged this from art-of-swords
  13. juska-rath reblogged this from art-of-swords
  14. deamonassassin reblogged this from whiskey-wolf
  15. vinteraften reblogged this from art-of-swords
  16. technicolourjustice reblogged this from art-of-swords
  17. aisling-r reblogged this from art-of-swords
  18. the-unseen-knife reblogged this from art-of-swords
  19. dratex reblogged this from kg-incarnation
  20. kg-incarnation reblogged this from zebeck
  21. exiled-elf reblogged this from dryad-garden
  22. casual-things reblogged this from art-of-swords
  23. lierlythe reblogged this from art-of-swords
  24. zamajalo reblogged this from art-of-swords
  25. naiku-haru reblogged this from kurrsaw
  26. slightlyflabbysamus reblogged this from streetwisepaladin
  27. towblerone reblogged this from tutivillus
  28. gehophshishbeh reblogged this from bertheconquewor
  29. tutivillus reblogged this from littleblackwing
  30. satania reblogged this from env0
  31. librariandragon reblogged this from art-of-swords
  32. acephoenixwright reblogged this from art-of-swords
  33. dakhla92 reblogged this from art-of-swords
  34. possum-of-lannister reblogged this from art-of-swords
  35. forgedinchaos reblogged this from art-of-swords and added:
    ermagerd want
  36. magicaltennis reblogged this from art-of-swords
  37. alternatez reblogged this from art-of-swords
  38. foolions reblogged this from art-of-swords