Object Title

Sword

Sword

Date

1800-1899

Object Number

IX.6383

Physical Description

Variant hilt with the divisions between the bars continued as engraved lines, in the manner of the 1821 Light Cavalry pattern guard. It has a straight rear quillon which, compared with the standard pattern, is also wider, and the disc terminal is of smaller diameter.

Associations

Notes

For other swords of this pattern with similar variant guards, see entry for IX.1734, under Notes.