John Sakkis
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Sword with Scabbard Date: 18th–19th century Culture: Tibetan

Tibetan Sword and Scabbard, century. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935 b)

1580 renaissance zweihander great sword

Sturdy double-edged blade, on long ricasso with two parrying hooks on the side. Bladesmith's signature "STANTLER ME FECIT" on both sides next to "Passauer Wolfsmarke" (Passau wolf mark).