Apr 24, 2020

Basket-Hilt Broadsword

Basket-Hilt Broadsword

c. 1740

Steel, pierced hilt; wood and leather grip

Support: Pierced hilt

Overall: 106.6 cm (41 15/16 in.); Blade: 91.3 cm (35 15/16 in.); Grip: 11.3 cm (4 7/16 in.); Hilt: 14.6 cm (5 3/4 in.)

Weight: 1.24 kg (2.73 lbs.)

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. Severance 1916.703

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