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Hunting sword: HEN.M.284-1933

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Description

Hunting sword, with horn grip, straight etched blade.

Legal notes

J.S. Henderson Bequest

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

17th Century
Production date: circa AD 1600

Components of the work

Grip composed of horn
Sword composed of steel
Blade

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Identification numbers

Accession number: HEN.M.284-1933
Primary reference Number: 19075
Old object number: PB 134
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 11 January 2016 Last processed: Monday 29 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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