Object Title

Sword

Sword

Date

1780-1820

Object Number

IX.7045

Physical Description

Hilt: brass, of half basket formed by a knuckle guard integral with a solid stool which has three branches with globular roots arising from it and which converge and join the knuckle guard and butt up against the cap pommel.
pommel: has a cusped lower edge and a slight extension at the rear and has a semi-ovoid tang button. The rear of the stool is downturned towards the blade.
grip: is of wood covered with leather and having a spiral binding of double strand twisted brass wire. It inclines slightly forward at the pommel.


Blade: straight, single edged, hatchet point, with two equal wide and full length fullers on each side.

Dimensions

Weight: Sword: 2 lb 11.6 oz, Scabbard: 2 lb

Associations

Places France