European Decorative Arts and Sculpture
Smallsword with ScabbardMade in London, England, Europe
Hilt made by silversmith and hiltmaker William Kinman, English (active London), born 1728, last recorded 1797
Etched steel [blade]; engraved and gilded silver, wood, gilded copper wire [hilt]; metallic threads and silk [sword-knot]; wood, parchment, engraved and gilded silver [scabbard]
1977-167-646a,bBequest of Carl Otto Kretzschmar von Kienbusch, 1977
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