Smallsword with Scabbard

Hilt made by silversmith and hiltmaker William Kinman, English (active London), born 1728, last recorded 1797

Geography:
Made in London, England, Europe

Date:
1781-1782

Medium:
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]

Curatorial Department:
European Decorative Arts and Sculpture

Object Location:

* Gallery 249, Arms and Armor, second floor (Kretzschmar von Kienbusch Galleries)

Accession Number:
1977-167-646a,b

Credit Line:
Bequest of Carl Otto Kretzschmar von Kienbusch, 1977

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