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Round Dagger Pommel with Scalloped Edges

Date:
12th–13th century
Culture:
French
Medium:
Copper alloy, enamel
Dimensions:
Diam. 1 5/8 in. (4.1 cm)
Classification:
Swords-Parts
Credit Line:
Bashford Dean Memorial Collection, Funds from various donors, 1929
Accession Number:
29.158.685
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 370
Gay, Victor. Glossaire Archéologique : du Moyen âge et de la Renaissance. Paris: Librairie de la Société bibliographie, 1928. p. 254 (similar pommel, called "dagger pommel, 12th century", in Pauilhac Collection, Paris).

La Rocca, Donald J. "Sword and Dagger Pommels Associated with the Crusades: Part I." Metropolitan Museum Journal 46 (2011). p. 136–37, fig. 10.

Dundas, Roger. "Pommel: A Crusaders Sword." Arms Cavalcade: Journal of the Antique Arms Collectors Society of Australia (July 2016). pp. 28–29, ill.



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