Post by Jack Loomes on Mar 2, 2015 23:37:16 GMT
LOT 0944 Estimate £3,000 - 4,000
Sold for (Inc. premium): £3,328MEDIEVAL IRON DISC-POMMEL SWORD
Circa 14th century AD. A long sword with hand-forged iron blade, disc pommel of Oakeshott's type H, round-section quillons of type 2; the blade narrow with shallow fuller for most of its length. Iron, 1.4 kg, 111 cm. Fine condition.
From an old English collection.
Cf. Oakeshott, E. Records of the Medieval Sword, p.90.
cf. similar type XIIa sword in the Burrell Collection, Glasgow
Friday 2nd December 2011 Medieval and Later Antiquities; including Islamic, Christian and Arms And Armour Sections
For more information on Oakeshott Type XII Swords see this extract from Ewart Oakeshott's Records of the Medieval Sword