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Eagle Pommel Infantry Officer's Sword and Scabbard

Auction:
2482
Lot:
472
Sold for:
$2,252$1,900

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2482
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 08, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Eagle Pommel Infantry Officer's Sword and Scabbard, first quarter 19th century, with cast brass hilt, with eagle head pommel, pierced spreadwing eagle guard with traces of silver, carved bone grip, curved steel and blued single edge blade with gilt etched designs including a Liberty cap and panoply, American eagle and shield, and scrolled foliage and flowers, black leather scabbard with brass fittings, (blade with scattered light rust, minor loss to gilding on etched designs and bluing), blade lg. 32, overall sword lg. 37 3/4, lg. with scabbard 37 3/4 in.
Estimate $300-500

Keywords

Eagle Pommel Infantry, spreadwing eagle guard, Blade weapons, Destruction, Fencing, Heavy Cavalry Sword, Hilt, Scabbard, Sword, Swordsmanship

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