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Sword: HEN.M.244 & A-1933

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Awaiting location update

Maker(s)

Probably Unknown

Description

Sword and scabbard. Silver hilt and agate grip. Leather scabbard with silver mounts.

Notes

History note: Unknown before testator, 'Abbotsford', Downs Road, St Helen's Park, Hastings, Sussex

Legal notes

J.S. Henderson Bequest

Measurements and weight

Length: 32¼ in
Weight: 305 g

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1933-03-16) by Henderson, James Stewart

Dating

Early 18th Century
Production date: circa AD 1720

Components of the work

Grip composed of agate Hilt composed of silver Scabbard Mounts composed of silver Blade composed of steel Length 27¼ in
Scabbard composed of leather Sword

Identification numbers

Accession number: HEN.M.244 & A-1933
Primary reference Number: 18995
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 6 January 2014 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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