The Narwhale Sword. Detail.
15th c Netherlandish Gothic Metalwork
BURGUNDIAN GOTHIC Anonymous
(c. 1140 - c. 1480)
Gold; steel; narwhale horn; pearls
Vienna. Schatzkammer der Wiener Hofburg.
The horn of a narwhale was used to creat the handle and the scabbard.
BURGUNDIAN GOTHIC | The Narwhale Sword. Detail. | c. 1435-1465| Netherlandish-Burgundian| Gothic
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