- hallmarked 1747–48
- British, London
- Silver, steel, wood
- L. 35 1/2 in. (90.2 cm); Wt. 15 oz. (425.2 g)
- Credit Line:
- Gift of Eric Vaule, in memory of his mother, Rae D. Vaule, 1991
- Accession Number:
The silver hilt is decorated with an imaginative array of Rococo masks and shells. It is a fine example of the application of contemporary decorative styles to the design of sword hilts.