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Hunting sword: HEN.M.278-1933

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Description

Hunting sword with 'Oriental' blade of watered steel. Pattern welded blade encrusted with silver c.1710. Hilt c.1750, German.

Notes

History note: Jacobsson Collection

Legal notes

J.S. Henderson Bequest

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

18th century
Circa 1710 CE - 1750 CE

Components of the work

Decoration composed of silver
Sword composed of steel
Blade Pattern

Identification numbers

Accession number: HEN.M.278-1933
Primary reference Number: 19063
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 11 January 2016 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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