Object Title

Grip

Grip

Date

1850-1950

Object Number

IX.5582

Provenance

Found un-numbered in Leeds Store 3 Leeds, S1, February 2004. Probably arrived un-numbered from Tower stores in about 1996. It is possible it already has an inventory number.

Physical Description

Cut steel grip for a small-sword or similar, originally formed of two sets of eighteen 'wires' decorated with cut steel beads, one set either side of a central band formed of 12 oval cut steel beads. At one end, only seven of the eighteen wires remain. The whole has been chemically cleaned and is now a dull grey colour.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Length: 97 mm (3 7/8 in.) Weight: 50 g

Associations

Places Britain