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Dean Castle Arms and Armour

Daggers

Dagger of Maximilian type

Period:
16th Century
Description:

This Maximilian type dagger is composed of a blackened steel hilt and blade. Its hilt has a plate on its front, flanked by short, slim quillons. The grip has a chevron pattern etched in low relief and is surmounted by a spherical pommel.

 

Weaponry and armoury of Maximilian type derive their classification from a style of early 16th century German designs named after Maximilian I, who was the Holy Roman Emperor from 1508 until his death in 1519.

Place of Production:
Germany
Source:
Dean Castle
Digital Number:
RI_DC_0000026
Copyright:
East Ayrshire Council


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