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Medieval steel sword of Oakeshott XII type MEDIEVAL STEEL SWORD OF OAKESHOTT XII TYPE

With broad tapering double-edged blade cut with a long fuller on each side (bent slightly in profile, one small crack), steel hilt comprising straight cross-piece of slightly faceted square sections, and strongly formed wheel pommel.

13th-14th Century AD

L. of blade: 30 1/8 in. (76.5 cm.)

Ex English collection.

Published: J. Eisenberg, Art of the Ancient World, 2010, no. 113.


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