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Sword and scabbard

1972.31AB (RS194799)

Description

Sword [a] with quatrefoil guard with pierced star and floral scroll stylized gilded silver and silver rope twisted handle. Diamond cut bail handle. Pierced knop finial. Hide scabbard [b] with silver tip. Engraved: "Josiah Quincy, Jr. 1775"

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1770-1775
Inscriptions
"Josiah Quincy, Jr. 1775" (Engraved)
Unidentified mark.
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Original to Josiah Quincy House (Quincy, Mass.).
Material
gilding
hide (collagenous material)
silver (metal)
steel (alloy)
Object type
Armament--Edged
Descriptive terms
gilding
hide (collagenous material)
scabbards
Silver
silver (metal)
Steel
steel (alloy)
SWORD AND SCABBARD
swords
Dimensions
3 1/2 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1972.31AB
Credit Line
Gift of Edmund Quincy
GUSN
56077

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