Object Title

Sword

Sword

Date

1840-1860

Object Number

IX.1123

Physical Description

Hilt: Brass, of half basket formed by a knuckle guard integral with a solid stool which has three branches 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 cut with a deep spiral fluting covered with leather and having a double strand twisted brass wire binding. It inclines slightly forward at the pommel.


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

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 1120 mm (44.1 in), blade length: 955 mm (37.6 in) Weight: 1387 gm (3 lb 1 oz)

Associations

Places France