Object Title

Cross-guard

Cross-guard

Date

1850-1950

Object Number

IX.5196

Physical Description

Flat, nickel-plated 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: 133 in.( 5.2 mm), Width (max.): 26 mm (1.02 in.), Thickness (max.): 7.7 mm (0.30 in.) Weight: 105 g. (3.8 oz.)

Inscriptions and Marks

On one face, at the edge of the rectangualr hole, stamped: 10.

Associations

Places Britain