Object Title

Dagger and sheath

Dagger and sheath

Date

1771-1799

Object Number

X.242

Provenance

Purchased from the Beriah Botfield collection at Norton Hall, Northamptonshire, with the aid of the National Art Collections Fund, 1942 (Norton Hall No. 246)

Physical Description

Steel hilt with small, down-turned quillons and ribbed ivory grip: blade of leaf-shape, two-edged. Wooden sheath with red velvet covering and steel mounts.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Dagger: Overall length: 432 mm (17 in), Blade length: 292 mm (11.5 in) Scabbard: Overall length: 317 mm (12.5 in) Weight: Dagger: 0 lb 14 oz, Sheath: 0 lb 3 oz

Associations

Places Germany