Sword w/scabbard: eagle head pommel

Object Number: 
1936.686ab
Date: 
1800-1830
Medium: 
Steel, brass, wood, silver; leather, brass, silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 33 1/4 x 4 3/4 x 2 1/4 in. ( 84.5 x 12.1 x 5.7 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on throat of scabbard (obverse side): "I L"
Description: 
Sword with curved, single-edged steel blade with one fuller slightly less than half the width of the blade; perforated diamond-shaped brass counter-guard cast in one piece with knuckle-bow; grip covered with strips of hardwood(?) with brass ferrule at base; silver-plated brass eagle's head pommel; leather scabbard with silver mount at throat with oval frog stud and carrying ring, brass middle band with carrying ring, and leather reinforcement at tip.
Credit Line: 
Purchase
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Creative: Tronvig Group