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Solid half-basket hilted sword
Solid half-basket hilted sword, which belonged to Commodore Sir Robert Oliver (died 1848). The hilt of the sword consists of a gilt solid half-basket guard with raised bars and a crown and anchor badge. The sword has a lion's-head pommel and back-piece, the mane extending for half of the length of the back-piece. The white fish-skin grip is bound with three gilt wires. The steel blade is curved and pipe-backed.
- Image reference: E1273
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London