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Scabbard drag: fish design

Object Number: 
INV.5483
Date: 
1852-1900
Medium: 
Brass, gilding
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 7/8 x 1 5/8 x 1/2 in. ( 14.9 x 4.1 x 1.3 cm )
Description: 
Gilded brass tip from scabbard belong to a U.S. Navy officer's sword; drag in the form a sea monster.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group