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Dean Castle Arms and Armour

Swords

Sword with ivory fluted grip

Description:

This sabre demonstrates common characteristic of the type with its broad, curved, single-edged blade with single-handed grip. These kinds of swords were used mainly by cavalry regiments. The hilt features a squared-off fig-shaped pommel, ivory fluted grip, slightly upturned crossguard with the knuckleguard reaching upwards towards the sword's pommel and decorative stacked spheres on the knuckleguard and fingerloop.

Dimensions:
L: 870mm
Source:
Dean Castle
Digital Number:
RI_DC_0000081
Copyright:
East Ayrshire Council


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