Sword (cut steel) by Matthew Boulton

The hilt is of cut steel by Matthew Boulton, and is set with ceramic medallions by Josiah Wedgewood, the blade is probably imported from a Solingen workshop or supplied by a German worker in London.

Details

Medium:
Cut steel, jasper, blued and gilt steel blade
Dimensions:
94 x 12 cm
Art Fund grant:
£6,000 ( Total: £12,925)
Acquired in:
1997
Vendor:
Hotspur Ltd

Artists include

Venue details

Soho House Soho Avenue (off Soho Road), Handsworth, BIRMINGHAM West Midlands B18 5LB 0121 348 8000 www.birminghammuseums.org.uk/soho

Entry details

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