Sword w/scabbard

Object Number: 
X.125ab
Date: 
1840-1865
Medium: 
Steel, brass, wood, leather, twine; steel
Dimensions: 
Overall: 43 1/2 x 5 x 3 1/2 in. ( 110.5 x 12.7 x 8.9 cm )
Description: 
Saber with curved, single-edged steel blade with two fullers, one broad and one narrow; brass half-basket hilt with two branches joining elliptical counter-guard on obverse side; wooden grip covered with leather over twine and wrapped with twisted brass wire; brass helmet-shaped pommel without surface decoration; steel scabbard with two carrying rings and asymmetrical drag.
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Creative: Tronvig Group