Ceremonial Weapon Set
- Composed of a rapier and dagger with scabbards
- Dated: probably 1610
- Culture: German, Dresden
- Medium and Technique: flattened, cast, cut, engraved and gilded, blade, gold-plated brass wire wrapped handle
- Measurements: overall length 40.5cm blade 27.5cm; Weight 400g
The pommel features two heads leaning against each other, two angel heads facing sideways. The quillons end in the shape of a Roman warrior and a female figure.
Source: © Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden 2013