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Stirrup hilted sword
Stirrup hilted sword, owned by: 1) John Jervis, Earl St Vincent (1735-1823) - and 2) Captain James Everard Home (1798-circa 1854). The hilt consists of a gilt stirrup with lion's-head pommel and back-piece, the mane extending one third of the way down, grip of polished ivory bound with three gilt wires, langets engraved with a foul anchor, small striated gilt ferrule. The underside of the guard is engraved, 'Presented by the Earl St Vincent to Everard Home, upon his being qualified for a Lieutenant, 1817'. A sword knot of blue and gold cord is attached.
- Image reference: E1407
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London