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.
Sword (cut steel) by Matthew Boulton, 1780
© Soho House
- Cut steel, jasper, blued and gilt steel blade
- 94 x 12 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £6,000 ( Total: £12,925)
- Acquired in:
- Hotspur Ltd
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