British Court Sword, 19th Century Victorian …

British Court Sword, 19th Century

Victorian Diplomat’s Court Sword, blade etched Gillott & Hasell, 36 Strand, London (1853-1868), crowned VR, crossed lances and profuse scrolling foliage, regulation gilt brass hilt with a pair of burning phoenix, thunderflashes, helmet-shaped pommel, laurel on knuckle bow, gilt wire-bound grip, bullion dress knot, in its gilt brass mounted leather scabbard. Blade 79cm, overall 92cm.