The etched blade is of the Highland military style.
Highland Broadsword with silver hilt by Unknown Artist, 1808
© National War Museum
- Silver, steel, doeskin, velvet
- Art Fund grant:
- £3,000 ( Total: £12,000)
- Acquired in:
- Mr & Mrs A M Piepe
Incorporated within the hilt are gilt cartouches decorated with Stewart's arms and a badge of the 2nd battalion, 78th Highlanders with which the Lieutenant had fought in 1806.
Presented to Lieutenant-Colonel David Stewart of Garth. Unknown before 1997; Galerie Fischer, Lucerne, Switzerland, 1997; two private collections; vendors.
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