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Small sword and guard

Small sword and guard

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    probably 19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    chiselled iron

  • Museum number:

    M.56&A-1943

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

chiselled iron hilt in two pieces decorated with the labours of Hercules, ebony grip, the hexagonal sectioned etched blade a modern French fake

Place of Origin

France (made)

Date

probably 19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

chiselled iron

Dimensions

Length: 28.75 in blade

Descriptive line

Small sword with a chiselled iron hilt in two pieces decorated with the labours of Hercules, ebony grip, the etched blade a modern French fake, France, probably 19th century

Categories

Arms & Armour; Fakes & forgeries

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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