Tall claymore, a two handed sword - a Highland weapon.
Scottish Claymore by Unknown Artist, 15001600
© Trustees of the National Museums of Scotland
- Art Fund grant:
- £300 ( Total: £300)
- Acquired in:
- London Scot Bequest
The hilt has long drooping quillons ending in pierced quatrefoils. The blades were often imported. This example has the 'wheel' pommel, the round mediaeval type, with the original leather grip.
Pitt Rivers collection in 1880; J G Mann.