Sword with inlaid nacre hilt and medallion of the Order of Saint Gregory the Great. Sword for the uniform of the papal order of St. Gregory the Great, late 19th century.
Nickel-plated triangular blade, gold-plated brass oval handle with embossed pattern and openwork guard. The handle is made of nacre. Leather scabbard with gilded fittings. Signs of age and wear, damage to the enamel on the medal. Length 95 cm.
Hallmarks: Master "WL", head of the girl with the moon in the pentagonal lozenge with the letter "P" corresponding to the city of Budapest and the number "4" (equal to the 72nd Russian silver sample).Austro Hungarian empire 1867-1922gg.Material: Steel blade. The scabbard is made of beaten silver with traces of gilding, decorated with semi-precious stones, cabochon-cut ruby, garnet, jade, turquoise. The lower part of the sheath in the later execution.A rare piece of art made by masters-armourers of the 19th century undoubtedly has a historical and artistic value.
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