German Etched Halbard late 16th century
Leaf-shaped blade formed with a strong medial ridge, small S-shaped axe-blade, rear fluke struck with a mark, faceted socket, and decorated over its full surface with panels of scrolling foliage involving large flower-heads, the central blade decorated with soldiers in contemporary dress, the socket etched with the letters 'LZ'. Etching rubbed, haft replaced. Blade repaired.
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