Lord Northesk's smallsword and medals by Various artists

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

Details

Medium:
Gold, silver, enamel, steel, leather
Art Fund grant:
£25,000 ( Total: £182,325; Export stopped)
Acquired in:
1997
Vendor:
Mr A Sessions

These works were acquired with assistance from the Wolfson Foundation.

Provenance

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

Venue details

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

Entry details

 Admission free via paid admission to Edinburgh Castle

1 Apr – 30 Sept
Daily, 9.45am – 5.45pm

1 Oct – 31 Mar
Daily, 9.45am – 4.45pm

Closed 25 and 26 Dec

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