Object Title

Sword

Sword

Date

1800-1830

Object Number

IX.387

Physical Description

Brass hilt, formerly gilt, consisting of knuckle bow pierced for a sword knot; pommel and back strap to the fish-skin covered pistol grip, short rear quillon and large langets inset with the Prince of Wales’s feathers in silver and the motto ICH DIEN. The remains of a seal is affixed to each side of the grip.
Curved blade with a wide fuller on each face etched with spurious Arabic characters, formerly blued and gilt at the forte.

Dimensions

BladeLength837mm
OverallLength949mm
OverallWeight0.834kg

Associations

Places Britain