Broadsword

Date:
18th century
Culture:
Scottish
Medium:
Steel, shagreen
Dimensions:
L. 41 in. (104.1 cm); L. of blade 31 1/4 in. (89.5 cm); W. 5 1/4 in. (13.3 cm); D. 5 in. (12.7 cm); Wt. 3 lb. 2 oz. (1417.5 g)


Classification:
Swords
Credit Line:
Gift of William H. Riggs, 1913
Accession Number:
14.25.1062
Not on view
William H. Riggs, Paris (until 1913; his gift to MMA).
Louisville, Ky. J. B. Speed Art Museum. "European Arms and Armor: A Loan Exhibition," November 15, 1952–December 28, 1952, no. 47.

Los Angeles. Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History. "Arms and Armor loan exhibition," October 15, 1967—May, 1976, no. 226.

"A Basket-Hilted Sword Marked "AC" in the Royal Armouries." The Journal of the Arms and Armour Society p.50, note 13.

North, editor Tony. "Hounslow Hangers." London Park Lane Arms Fair: The Spring 2004 (Spring 2004), p.38, fig.9.