Arms & Armor Writhen Parrying Dagger
Original: Circa 1580, German Bashford Dean Collection, Metropolitan Museum, New York
to the Writhen Rapier
, this dagger features a decoratively roped guard and pommel. This particular piece has a fullered blade with decorative chiseling on the ricasso block. The grip is covered in twisted wire with Turk's heads top and bottom.
Has a black leather scabbard with decorative fittings and a matching rapier
Overall length: 17"
Width of guard: 4.5"
Blade: 12" long; 1" wide tapering to .5"
Grip and pommel: 5"
Maker: Arms & Armor
This item has been retired from the collection.