Hunting sword and scabbard

Object Number: 
1968.23ab
Date: 
1770-1800
Medium: 
Steel, silver, bone; leather
Dimensions: 
Overall: 31 7/8 x 3 3/8 x 1 in. ( 81 x 8.6 x 2.5 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on quillons (reverse side): "S[or B]", a 5-pointed star, "WK", and British Lion(?)
Description: 
Hunting sword with curved, single-edged steel blade with two fullers, one full-length and one extending from hilt to beginning of false edge (8 1/4 inches from point); short silver cross quillons with striated piece at center and flat, striated finials, pierced on one side; carved bone grip with spiralling ridges and green and black coloration; narrow ferrule with diagonal striations at base of grip; domed oval pommel with capstan rivet and striations radiating from center of top; leather scabbard (missing mounts).
Credit Line: 
Gift of Carl Otto von Kienbusch
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group