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.
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