Disc knob - knight’s sword 13th century - 95.5 cm

Description
Disc knob - knight’s sword 13th century - 95.5 cm
13th century - Europe

Disc knob - knight’s sword 13th century Oakeshott XV

Knightly disc knob sword
Dating: approx. 1200 - 1300 AD
Oakeshott Type XV with disc knob
Total length: approx. 955 mm
Blade width: maximum 62 mm
Guard: approx. 199 mm
Material: Iron
Blade: double-sided chamfer
Condition: very good substance, restored, preserved, partially dark remains at the sheath stuck at the blade



This sword stems from a Swiss collection 1963



The Oakeshott classification of the Medieval sword is based on the morphology of the blade (while most earlier classifications are based on the morphology of the vessel). It divides swords into 13 main types - numbered from X to XXII. Ewart Oakeshott introduced this division in his book The Sword in The Age of Chivalry 1964 (revised edition 1981).
The system is a continuation of Jan Petersen’s classification of the Viking Sword (De Norske Vikingsverd, 1919, revised and numbered from I to IX 1927 by R. E. M. Wheeler).

Lot details
Culture
Early medieval
Material
Iron
Object
Schwert
Century/ Timeframe
1200 -1300
Origin
Germany
Condition
Good Condition, See Photo
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