Object Title

Pommel

Pommel

Date

1780-1820

Object Number

IX.4775

Physical Description

Urn-shaped, bright steel. With decoration comprising snakes and stars. Hollow cast, of slightly oval section, pierced and chiselled with a lower band of 8-pointed stars and an upper band of intertwined snakes in a figure of 8 configuaration. The lower foot of the pommel is waisted and then flared to form a large, hollow, stand.

Dimensions

Dimensions: length: 50.4 mm (2 in), diameter (max): 27.8 mm (1.1 in)

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