late 1600s
Overall: 30.2 cm (11 7/8 in.); Blade: 20.3 cm (8 in.); Quillions: 6.4 cm (2 1/2 in.)
Weight: 80 g (2.82 oz.)
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The carved grip of this dagger depicts the female followers of Bacchus, the Roman god of wine.


late 1600s

Italy, late 17th Century

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