In excavated condition, with broad tapering blade with rounded point and central fuller over most of its length on each side, each fuller at the forte with a latten-inlaid running wolf mark between latten-inlaid cross potents, hilt comprising quillons of circular section widening towards the tips, partly fullered flat tapering tang, and slightly compressed wheel pommel with stepped button finial. Late 13th/Early 14th Century.
99.3 cm. blade
Sold for £3,600
The pommel conforms to Oakeshott's Type K. For similar examples see Ewart Oakeshott, The Sword In the Age Of Chivalry, 1964, pl. 11, A-C. Cf. another example sold in these Rooms, Antique Arms and Armour ..., 29 April 2010, lot 208