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.

Bastard Sword

  • Dated: 1520
  • Culture: South German or Swiss
  • Place of Origin: Switzerland
  • Measurements: overall lenght 122cm

The sword has an iron handle with spiral grooves and twisted quillons. It features a leathered grip and a double-edged, hexagonal blade, plus a leather-trimmed short ricasso.

Source: Copyright © 2013 Fischer Kunst und Antiquitätenauktionen

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