European Decorative Arts and Sculpture
SwordMade in Europe
Artist/maker unknown, European
Steel [blade and hilt]; wood and leather replaced
1977-167-530Bequest of Carl Otto Kretzschmar von Kienbusch, 1977
LabelThis is an early example of a sword with a Brazil nut--shaped pommel, a form that was especially favored in the twelfth century.
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