Object Title

Sword and scabbard

Sword and scabbard

Date

1810

Object Number

IX.2652

Physical Description

Blade with inscription 'PRESENTED TO LIEUT. COLN. JOSHUA JONATHAN SMITH, BY THE OFFICERS OF THE 4 TH. REGIMENT LOYAL LONDON VOLUNTEERS / AS A MARK OF THEIR HIGH ESTEEM FOR HIS INVARIABLE ATTENTION TO THE DISCIPLINE AND GENERAL INTERESTS OF THE CORPS.1810'. Scabbard top-locket engr. 'HARPER/Fleet Street/LONDON'.

Inscriptions and Marks

Maker's mark of John Ray and James Montagu; scabbbard locket signed Harper.

Associations

Places Britain

Bibliographic References

L.Southwick, 'New facts about James Morriset and a revised list of his known works, with others by his successors John Ray and James Montague', Journal Arms and Armour Society, XV no. 6 (Sept 1997), pp.313-350, at p.342, No. 60, p. 341, fig. 11.

L Southwick, London silver-hilted swords, their makers, suppliers and allied traders, with directory, Leeds, Royal Armouries, 2001: 299, pls 112-3.

Notes

INF. ON MAKER FROM SOUTHWICK 2001 STILL TO BE ENTERED.