Description: Rare Landsknecht Dagger, With tapering double-edged blade of flattened diamond section, iron hilt comprising short down-curved quillons with heart-shaped tips within incised lines and small shell-guard on one side, cushion-shaped pommel cut with fan-shaped flutes and ovals on each side, and one-piece dark horn grip of compressed triangular cushions heightened at each corner with an iron pin, a shim of brass at the base, Origin, German, Date: First Half of the 16th century
Persian dagger, 19th century, steel, silver, gold, wood, L. with sheath 13 15/16 in. (35.4 cm); L. without sheath 10 5/8 in. (27 cm); L. of blade 6 1/8 in. (15.6 cm); W. 11/16in. (1.7 cm); D. 11/16 in. (1.7 cm); Wt. 3.1 oz. (87.9 g); Wt. of sheath 5.3 oz. (150.3 g), Met Museum.