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Object Name SWORD
Catalog Number 0985.13.00734
Description Non-Regulation Officers Sword; slightly curved single edged clipped point blade, one large fuller, two small fullers near tip, engraved with floral sprays; brass hilt of four branches flowing from guard into knuckle bow and terminating into lion's head pommel, brass backstrap, quillon pierced with two holes, wooden grip cross-hatched design and indentations for fingers. Steel scabbard (.734a) with brass mounts.
Owned Raleigh Edward Colston
Made Probably Samuel Hoppe
Provenance A sword used by Brig. General Raleigh Edward Colston.
People Colston, Raleigh Edward
Subjects edged weapon