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French saber with scabbard

Object Number: 
1969.3.1ab
Date: 
ca. 1760
Medium: 
Iron, brass, leather
Dimensions: 
Overall: 29 x 2 x 3/4 in. ( 73.7 x 5.1 x 1.9 cm )
Description: 
Iron saber with straight, double-edged iron blade; brass grip with a shell-shaped brass pommel and a straight brass quillon; leather scabbard with brass point and a brass clip at throat.
Gallery Label: 
Presented to the New York Court of the National Society, Women Descendants of the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company, by Mrs. Harry Kerchever Devlin in honor of Mrs. Wilbur Watkins Stearns, President of the New York Court.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the New York Court of the National Society of Women Descendants of the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group