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.

Swords & Daggers

  1. Dagger with scabbard - Middle East, 17th century
  2. Rapier - Italy (Milan), 1605
  3. Sword - Germany, early 18th century
  4. Rapier with matching parrying dagger - Germany, 1562
  5. Rapier - Spain, 1575
  6. Rapier - Spain, 1575
  7. Dagger with scabbard - Germany, 18th century
  8. Sword of Elector Augustus - Germany (Nuremberg), 1566

Ceremonial/presentation swords and daggers from the Dresden Museum Armoury.

Source: © Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden 2013

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