Object Title

Sword

Sword

Date

1750-1770

Object Number

IX.800

Provenance

Purchased from the Beriah Botfield collection at Norton Hall, Northamptonshire, with the aid of the National Art Collections Fund, 1942 (Norton Hall No. 149).

Physical Description

Hilt: iron/steel, of conventional form with rather small arms, decorated with gold damascening against a blued ground and having a russet iron grip.


Blade: flamboyant blade etched and gilded at the forte.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 1035 mm (40.75 in), blade length: 846 mm (33.3 in) Weight: 1 lb 5 oz

Associations

Places India
Germany