Italian Dagger, Early 17th C


Featuring unmarked tapering 7 3/8″ blade of flattened diamond section with notched
ricasso. Iron guard with square quillon block and spiral flame-shaped quillons; iron
pommel decorated ensuite. Grip with twisted iron wire wrap and brass turks heads top and
bottom. Shows great age with dark patina. Blade has been cleaned at some point and
shows light-moderate pitting and a few minor edge nicks. Overall length 11 3/4″.