Object Title

Sword

Sword

Object Number

IX.977 A

Physical Description

Hilt Italian about 1660-80 and blade probably German 18th century. The iron hilt has been chiselled to form three dragons. The later blade, which is probably German, is etched with the name and arms of George II of Great Britain (1727-60).

Associations

Places Italy
Germany

Notes

For previous location history, see under general entry for this number.