Marto Richard Lionheart Sword Silver/Gold 101cm
At age 16, Prince Richard was already commanding his own army, putting down rebellions in Poitou against his father,King Henry II. Richard became known as Coeur de Lion or, Richard the Lionheart, even before his accession, at the beginning of the Third Crusade when Philip of France was compared with a lamb and Richard with a lion.
King Richard the Lion Hearted was a generous knight and a wise politician, but above all a great soldier. His own personal ability was a source of inspiration for his men in battle and he was a beloved hero of his subjects.
The King Richard the Lionheart Sword by Marto of Toledo Spain has a stainless steel blade with the upper half ornamented with engravings in 24K gold. The cast metal hilt has the quillons ornamented with two 24K Gold plated winged dragons and the coat-of-arms of England. In the centre of the gold plated lobated pommel there is a pewter toned sculpted face of a lion in relief with blood red jewel eyes , whilst the handgrip is wrapped with crossing of distressed leather strips with silver plated flower shaped buttons.
Marto was founded in 1961 in the old district of Toledo and certifies all swords are designed, developed and manufactured in Toledo-Spain by it's skilled and recognised artists, craftsmen and sword masters that join traditional handicraft with the most modern techniques and manufacture the finest decorative swords available in the world today.
|Overall Length||101 cm|