Object Title

Scabbard - Knife Scabbard

Scabbard - Knife Scabbard

Date

1700-1799

Object Number

XXVID.63 B

Provenance

Acquired before 1859.

Physical Description

The scabbard is of wood with a silver chape and locket, the space between being covered with red velvet. There is a panel on each face, joining the chape and locket, covered with turquoise beads in columns.

Dimensions

Dimensions: The length of the blade is 212 mm, the overall length of the knife being 343 mm and the length of the scabbard being 292 mm. Weight: The weight of the knife is 0.184 kg, that of the scabbard being 0.088 kg.

Inscriptions and Marks

None.

Associations

Bibliographic References

J. Hewitt, Official catalogue of the Tower Armouries, London, 1859, no. xv.321, p. 107.

Viscount Dillon, Illustrated guide to the Armouries, London, 1910, no. xv.70, p. 28.