Sword & Scabbard

Collection Type

  • Armament

Date

1870-1900

GUSN

GUSN-56066

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

Descriptive Terms

swords
scabbards
enameling
iron (metal)
leather
silver (metal)
steel (alloy)
Silver
Leather
Enameled
Steel
Iron
SWORD & SCABBARD

Associated Person

Quincy, W. J.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

37.75 (H) (inches)

Accession Number

1951.123AB

Places

Massachusetts (United States)