bayonet and scabbard

bayonet and scabbard
Title
bayonet and scabbard
Date 
ca. 1800
Medium 
Steel, brass, glass
Dimensions 
Overall: 34 1/4 x 4 x 1 in. ( 87 x 10.2 x 2.5 cm )
Description 
Scimitar with narrow, deeply curved, single-edged steel blade; brass cross quillons with button finials and prong-like langets on obverse and reverse, decorated with engraving and colored glass inlay; flat, glass-faced pistol grip with brass strip cut with rectangular frames for colored glass surrounding edge; maker's mark stamped on obverse of blade below hilt.
Credit Line 
Gift of John Ward Dunsmore
Object Number 
1941.1156
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group