Sword of a 'Sempach' type by Unknown Artist

Sword of a 'Sempach' type, Iron, c.

Details

Medium:
Iron
Dimensions:
107 cm
Art Fund grant:
£102 ( Total: £205)
Acquired in:
1934
Vendor:
Sotheby's

1380-1400 - extra long handle so it can be held with one or both hands. Found in the bed of the River Ouse. Armourers mark Lombardic B.

Provenance

W B Redfern; Sir Gerald Ryan

Venue details

Fitzwilliam Museum Trumpington Street, CAMBRIDGE Cambridgeshire CB2 1RB 01223 332900 www.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk

Entry details

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