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Smallsword: HEN.M.245 & A-1933

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Object information

Maker(s)

Uncertain Unknown

Description

Small sword, mount decorated en suite with hilt. Scabbard covered with shagreen. French or German, c.1740.

Legal notes

J.S. Henderson Bequest

Measurements and weight

Width: 32¼ in
305

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1933-03-16) by Henderson, James Stewart

Dating

Mid-18th Century
Production date: circa CE 1740

Components of the work

Scabbard: composed of shagreen Sword: composed of steel Blade: Height 27¼ in

Identification numbers

Accession number: HEN.M.245 & A-1933
Primary reference Number: 18996
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 11 January 2016 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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