Steel, brass, wood, enamel gilding; leather, brass
Overall: 28 x 4 x 1 in. ( 71.1 x 10.2 x 2.5 cm )
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.
Gift of John Ward Dunsmore
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