Sword and Scabbard

Collection Type

  • Clothing and Accessories

Date

1770-1775

GUSN

GUSN-56077

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

Descriptive Terms

swords
scabbards
steel (alloy)
silver (metal)
hide (collagenous material)
gilding
Sword
Steel
Silver
Sword

Inscription

"Josiah Quincy, Jr. 1775" (Engraved)
Unidentified mark.

Associated Building

Original to Josiah Quincy House (Quincy, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Dimensions

3 1/2 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Edmund Quincy

Accession Number

1972.31AB