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Sword Hilt

Designed and modeled by Albert-Ernest Carrier-Belleuse
(French, Anizy-le-Château 1824–1887 Sèvres)

Goldsmith: Executed by Lucien Falize (French, Paris, 1842–1897)
Date: 1881–2
Geography: Paris
Culture: French, Paris
Medium: Gilt brass
Dimensions: H. 6 1/2 in. (16.5 cm); W. 5 3/16 in. (13.2 cm); D. 4 1/2 in. (11.4 cm); Wt. 1 lb. 12 oz. (799.5 g)
Classification: Swords
Credit Line: Purchase, Gift of William H. Riggs, by exchange, 1989
Accession Number: 1989.229

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