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Sword & Scabbard

Description

Fraternal society dress sword, originally owned by W. J. Quincy. Scabbard has remnants of original leather covering, w/ worked silver plate embellishments. Marked w/ company's name (now indecipherable) and place. Red enamel cross on central medallion. The sword handle has a corresponding red cross on a black handle w/ a knight's head finial. Blade marked "W J Quincy."

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1900
Material
enameling
iron (metal)
leather
silver (metal)
steel (alloy)
Object type
Armament--Edged
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Enameled
enameling
Iron
iron (metal)
Leather
leather
scabbards
Silver
silver (metal)
Steel
steel (alloy)
SWORD & SCABBARD
swords
People and organizations
Quincy, W. J.
Dimensions
37.75 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1951.123AB
GUSN
56066

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