Object Title

Scabbard

Scabbard

Date

1771-1799

Object Number

IX.2104

Provenance

Bequeathed by J.B.P. Young, 1980.

Physical Description

Length of unlined black leather with two brass mounts and loose rings. Top-locket with extended cusped-edge piece on outside face to accommodate large oval stud for frog suspension. Similar mid-locket with cusped edges. Both lockets decorated with transverse lines to borders.


In very poor condition. Leather surface cracked and flaking. Leather spilt under tang-button.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 410 mm (16 1/8 in) Weight: 5 1/2 oz

Associations

Places Europe