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Sword

Sword
Title
Sword
Date 
ca. 1700
Medium 
Steel, wood, brass
Dimensions 
Overall: 28 1/4 x 1 1/2 x 1 1/8 in. ( 71.8 x 3.8 x 2.9 cm )
Description 
Sword (hanger) with curved, single-edged steel blade with a broad full-length fuller and inscription, "GOD BLESS THE PROVINCE OF NEW YORK," on obverse and reverse; wooden grip wrapped with five turns of wire; brass ball pommel and brass ferrule at base of grip; counter-guard and knuckle-bow missing.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mr. M. F. Savage
Object Number 
1922.128
Marks 
etched: on both sides of blade: "GOD BLESS THE PROVINCE OF NEW YORK"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group