Object Title

Hanger

Hanger

Date

1825

Object Number

IX.1177

Physical Description

Hilt: Cast brass in one piece comprising beaked pommel, grip with convex outer and inner faces and flat along the rear and front edges, and short vertically recurved quillons.
Blade: slightly curved single edged, inscribed along the back edge:
'Manuf. R---- de Klingenthal, Jan 1825'.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 732 mm (28.8 in), Blade length: 594 mm (23.4 in) Weight: 908 g (2 lbs)

Associations

Places France

Notes

Although catalogued as French in the IBE, no trace of such a sword can be found in C. Ariès, 'Armes Blanches Militaires Françaises', 30 vols and index, 1966-1990,