Civil Servant's Sword

Sword

Date:

1855 - 1881

Materials:

Steel, Leather, Brass and Gold

Dimensions:

L 75 cm x W 12.3 cm

Accession Number:

107.2001

Description

Civil servant's sword. Narrow, straight blade. Gilded brass knuckle bow hilt with relief foliate ornament, larget with double eagle inside wreath. On knuckle bow in relief is cypher of Alexander II. Crown-shaped tang button. Black leather scabbard, gilded brass locket with scrolling foliage, ornamented chape.