German, Christoph I. Stäntler - Passau/Munich ca. 1560.
Iron hilt, carved decoration, lion head pommel with open jaws, protruding tongue and finely sculpted teeth, ears and pelt. Flat knuckle guard, leading into the quillon, guard plate, connected to the knuckle guard, quillon ending in the carved lion head. The outer sides of the guards, the connections, and quillon, decorated with ornamental leafs and punctiform decoration. Grip with fine brass wire wrapping. Single-edged blade, broad hollow cuts, double-edged tip, mark: "Hand with Malchus" (Christoph I.Stäntler).
Single-edged blade L 87.7 cm. L 102 cm. C: 1.