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Sword w/scabbard

Object Number: 
1941.1148ab
Date: 
1770-1820
Medium: 
Steel, silver, wood; leather, silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 37 1/4 x 4 1/4 x 1 in. ( 94.6 x 10.8 x 2.5 cm )
Description: 
Sword with straight, double-edged steel blade which is diamond-shaped in cross section; silver hilt with molded ribs on counter-guard and knuckle-bow and quillon with floral finial; reeded hardwood grip with ferrule at base; ovoid pommel with molded ribs; leather scabbard with silver mount with decorative frog stud (tip missing).
Credit Line: 
Gift of John Ward Dunsmore
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group