marthajefferson:

art-of-swords:

Cavalry sword and scabbard

-Dated: 1782 – 1787
-Culture: British
-Measurements: overall lenght 109.0 cm
-Provenance: acquired from sword-cutler Bland

sword has a burnished steel hilt-vase shaped pommel, acorn-shaped tang button and C-scroll guards. The white rayskin covered barrel-shaped wooden grip features silver gilt foil. The one-edged wooden blade has giltand blued panels, with trellis, scrolls, and trophies.

Source: Copyright © 2014 Royal Collection Trust/Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

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