Object Title

Blade

Blade

Date

1890-1970

Object Number

IX.3156

Provenance

Part of the Seymour Collection acquired April 1987. At least some of the items apparently acquired from Wilkinsons (sword manufacturers). For further details see entry for IX.3154, under Notes.

Physical Description

Straight, steel blade with straight end and wide, central fuller on each side for over half its length. Stout, short 'tang' of same width as the blade.


Condition: surface somewhat rusted.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 887 mm (34.9 in), width at base of tang: 27 mm (1.05 in), Weight: 625 gm (1 lb 6 oz)

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

Produced by rolling when the metal is 'cherry red'.