Italian War hammer - Dragon hammer 14th - 15thC
Dragon Hammer 14th-15thC
This Italian medieval war hammer is based on a piece from the Venice Museum dated 1380. Housed at The Museo Civico Correr in Venice, Italy. Francesco II da Carrara. The original was a staff weapon at 20cm wide and this has been scaled down to be a hammer. Based on a piece from Venice Museum and dated 1380 . The head is cast bronze and steel with a bronze end cap.
War hammers generally had a faceted hammer for blows and a sharper pointed side which could be used for piercing/ripping.
This devastating example can be purchased unmounted or mounted on a fantastic, shaped ash shaft with a bronze end cap.
Available mounted or unmounted.
Material – bronze and steel
Height 13cm/5 ¼”, width 14cm/5.6”
Weight 820g/1lbs 12oz (unmounted)
Available unmounted or mounted on a 55cm/22” ash shaft