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Sword: M.2-1897

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Maker(s)

Hilt maker: Unknown (Hilt)
Blade maker: Unknown (Blade)

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Description

Naval presentation sword, 18th century. German blade of French type, blued etched and gilt, inscribed 'SOLINGEN' and in Latin and French. English hilt 1780-90.

Acquisition and important dates

(1897) by Gaskoin, H.J.R.

Dating

18th Century
Circa 1700 CE - 1800 CE

Components of the work

Decoration composed of gilt
Blade
Sword

Materials used in production

blued Steel

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: inscribed also in Latin and French

  • Text: SOLINGEN
  • Location: On blade
  • Method of creation: Inscribed

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.2-1897
Primary reference Number: 19151
Old object number: PB 142
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 20 April 2012 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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