Object Title

Hanger and scabbard

Hanger and scabbard

Date

1770-1780

Object Number

IX.856

Provenance

Purchased from the Beriah Botfield collection at Norton Hall, Northamptonshire, with the aid of the National Art Collections Fund, 1942 (Norton Hall No. 359).

Physical Description

Silver hilt consisting of lion's head pommel. Ebony grip.
Slightly curved single-edged blade with traces of etching on both faces of the forte.

Replacement scabbard of black leather.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Sword: Overall length: 803 mm (31.6 in), blade length: 635 mm (25 in), Scabbard: Length: 643 mm (25.3 in) Weight: Sword: 0 lb 14 oz, Scabbard: 0 lb 2 oz

Associations

Places England