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Sword

Object Number: 
Z.2378
Date: 
1750-1780
Medium: 
Iron, brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 30 3/4 x 4 1/2 x 2 1/4 in. ( 78.1 x 11.4 x 5.7 cm )
Description: 
Sword with curved, single-edged iron blade (very badly deteriorated); brass hilt with lion's head pommel cast in one piece with grip, which has widely spaced horizontal ridges; pierced counter-guard with center bar and two flanking branches that curve together into knuckle-bow.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group