Object Title

Sword

Sword

Date

1800-1899

Object Number

IX.485

Provenance

Not recorded in typed inventory. Tower arsenal?

Physical Description

Cast brass hilt consisting of pommel made in one with the backstrap, knuckle-bow and small down-turned shell with a fleur-de-lys in relief; ebony grip. Straight blade of flattened hexagonal section.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 1008 mm (39.7 in), length of blade: 892 mm (35.1 in) Weight: 1 lb 3 oz

Inscriptions and Marks

Blade inscribed in a fuller near the hilt SEBASTIAN HERNANDES in Spanish characters.

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