Object Title

Crossguard

Crossguard

Date

1850-1950

Object Number

IX.5194

Provenance

COMPLETE

Physical Description

Flat, nickel-plated (OR CHROME?) steel cross-guard, of elongated diamond shape and centrally pierced by a rectangular hole. The finials are roughly spherical with a stand shaped like a reel.


Condition when catalogued, April 2000: surface oxidation and losses top plating.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Length: 130 mm (5.1 in.), Width (max.): 26 mm (1.02 in.), Thickness: 7.5 mm (0.29 in.) Weight: 95 g. (3.4 oz.)

Inscriptions and Marks

None.

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

Very similar to IX.5195 and IX.5196. COMPLETE FOR POSS. REG'T 'PATTERTN' ETC.