RUSSIAN BERDICHE 16 – 17th CENTURY Russia, 16 - 17 century

Lotto 273
4 000 5 000
Overall length - 129.7 cm; blade length - 77.8 cm; blade width (canvas) - 16.5 cm The massive steel forged blade consists of: a long blade, sharp, blunt, spine and scythe. The spine is mounted on the shaft, for additional fixing of the rattle they use studs - rivets that drive into the holes of the spine. The spine has a long shank along the entire length of the shaft and is fastened with nails. The scythe is attached to the shaft with nails and is wrapped with leather straps on top of the place of fastening. The back of the blade has a large number of small holes. Condition: good