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Hunting Sword with Scabbard

Object Number: 
X.132ab
Date: 
ca. 1820
Medium: 
Steel, silver, ebony, enamel, gilding; leather, silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 28 7/8 x 3 7/8 x 1 1/8 in. ( 73.3 x 9.8 x 2.9 cm )
Marks: 
etched: on obverse(?) of blade below hilt: "S & K" engraved: on throat of scabbard (reverse side): "Le Page"
Description: 
Hunting sword with straight, double-edged steel blade with about eight inches of surface below hilt on obverse and reverse decorated with hunting motifs etched on ground of blue enamel and gilding; blade is diamond-shaped in cross section; short cross quillons made of silver, each terminating in a dog's head finial; eight-sided ebony grip with checkered panels carved on four sides; leather scabbard with two chased and engraved silver mounts, a band at throat with oval frog stud with engraved fleur-de-lis, and tip with flattened knob finial.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group