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bayonet and scabbard

bayonet and scabbard
bayonet and scabbard
ca. 1800
Steel, brass, glass
Overall: 34 1/4 x 4 x 1 in. ( 87 x 10.2 x 2.5 cm )
Scimitar with narrow, deeply curved, single-edged steel blade; brass cross quillons with button finials and prong-like langets on obverse and reverse, decorated with engraving and colored glass inlay; flat, glass-faced pistol grip with brass strip cut with rectangular frames for colored glass surrounding edge; maker's mark stamped on obverse of blade below hilt.
Credit Line 
Gift of John Ward Dunsmore
Object Number 
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group