Object Title

Sword

Sword

Date

1800-1899

Object Number

XXVIS.48

Provenance

Presented by J. R. Gaunt and Son Ltd., 1956.

Physical Description

The blade is slightly curved and single edged except at the point, and has two fullers. The hilt has a forward curving grip terminating in a pommel formed of a grotesque mask surmounted by a bird, and a pierced knuckle bow. The hilt is of silvered copper set with uncut green and red semi-precious stones.

Inscriptions and Marks

None.

Associations

Places Sri Lanka