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Scabbard

WPN1541.1
Weapons

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Collection Weapons, Edged weapons
Gallery locationNot on display

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Object ID WPN1541.1
Description Scabbard for Chinese Maritime Customs small-sword. Owned by Sir Frederick Williams Maze, Inspector General of Chinese Maritime Customs (1874-1959). The scabbard is black leather with a gilt top locket with frog stud to accommodate sword belt, a gilt chape decorated on obverse with leaves and ? berries, and an ornamented shoe.
Date made 20th century

Artist/Maker Unknown
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials metal; leather
Measurements Overall: 25 mm x 755 mm x 25 mm
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