JEWELLERY, DECORATIVE & FINE ARTS AUCTION Tuesday, 30 November 2021 - 10:00 AM start

A Victorian General Officer’s sword,

Realised: $1,200 plus premium

Lot Details

an untouched example in steel scabbard. The brass hilt with crown over wreathed, crossed sword and baton motif, brass stepped pommel and back strap, wire bound fish skin grip. Finely etched blade retaining nearly all of the polished finish with crowned mirrored VR cipher to one side and sword and baton to the opposite; proof slug and retailer's mark Hawkes & Co, London at the ricasso, serial number 1874. Blade 840mm, overall 995mm.