Lord Northesk's smallsword and medals by Various

Gold and enamel hilted smallsword with a large gold naval medal, and two stars of the order of the bath.


Gold, silver, enamel, steel, leather
Art Fund grant:
£25,000 ( Total: £182,325; Export stopped)
Acquired in:
Mr A Sessions

These works were acquired with assistance from the Wolfson Foundation.


By descent in family. Sold by Sothbey's in 1994 to vendor

Venue details

National War Museum Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh EH1 2NG 0300 123 6789 www.nms.ac.uk/war

Entry details

Admission free via paid admission to Edinburgh Castle

1 April – 30 Sept 9:45-17:45
1 Oct – 29 March 9:45-16:45
Closed 25 and 26 December
New Year's Day: 11:00-17:00