Hanger and Scabbard.

Object Number: 
1941.1151ab
Date: 
1770-1800
Medium: 
Steel, brass, wood, enamel gilding; leather, brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 28 x 4 x 1 in. ( 71.1 x 10.2 x 2.5 cm )
Description: 
Hunting sword with straight, double-edged blade decorated from hilt to mid-point with etched designs on ground of gilding and blue enamel; blade is elliptical in cross section; heavy brass cross quillons with each end shaped like a segment of a disk; carved wooden grip with brass ferrule at base and flattened ball finial secured to pommel by capstan rivet; leather scabbard with brass mount at throat with oak leaf and acorn-molded frog stud, and brass mount at tip with ornamental knob finial with angled ridges.
Credit Line: 
Gift of John Ward Dunsmore
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group