Sword

Object Number: 
1941.1147b
Date: 
1800-1830
Medium: 
Steel, brass, wood, twine, textile
Dimensions: 
Overall: 23 1/2 x 4 x 3 3/4 in. ( 59.7 x 10.2 x 9.5 cm )
Description: 
Fencing foil with straight, evenly tapered triangular steel blade (broken near mid-point); large, almost circular brass counter-guard with two C-scrolls in low relief on gridded ground on either side; rectangular wooden grip wrapped in twine to form ridges and covered with black textile; urn-shaped brass pommel with ball finial.
Credit Line: 
Gift of John Ward Dunsmore
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group