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A NORTH EUROPEAN MEDIEVAL BOY'S SWORD, PROBABLY FRENCH, circa 1350

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Description

Length: 68 cm / 26.8 in
With tapering double-edged blade of flattened ovoidal section with central fuller over two thirds of its length on both sides. The hilt of Oakeshott type XVI comprising slightly arched quillons with rounded tips, flat tapering tang and chamfered wheel pommel.

Provenance: Robert-Jean Charles, Paris, 1950