Smallsword with Scabbard

Steel, textile, wood, fish skin | 98.1in | c. 1780-90

Unknown Artist

Sword hilts and jewelry constructed of faceted and highly polished cut-steel beads were a distinctly English specialty and were immensely popular during the period from 1775 to 1810. They were manufactured in London, in Woodstock, Oxfordshire, and in...
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