Cavalry 'Mortuary' Sword, believed to have belonged to Oliver Cromwell

Steel, wood, silver-gilt | 15.0 x 102.5 x 10.0cm | c. 1650

Unknown Artist

17th century mortuary cavalry sword, believed to have belonged to Oliver Cromwell. Iron hilt of three shells, silvered inside and out and pierced with scrolling foliage decorated with grotesques including monsters' heads, winged terms, and stylised d...
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