Steel, brass, ivory, enamel, gilding, textile; brass, gilding
Overall: 37 x 5 1/2 x 1 in. ( 94 x 14 x 2.5 cm )
Sword with curved, single-edged steel blade with half-width fuller and decoration consisting of stylized floral motifs and military symbols done in etching, blue enamel, and gilding; gilded brass knuckle-bow with stylized floral and feather motifs cast in one piece with lion head quillon and shield-shaped langets that extend below rectangular panels on obverse and reverse; gold tassel on cord attached to knuckle-bow; rectangular ivory grip with carved ridges tapers into curved neck of eagle head pommel mounted on top; gilded brass scabbard with two carrying rings, tip with drag, and elaborate engraving.
Gift of Fred Carver Duncan, through Mrs. Fred C. Duncan
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