1559 objects are associated with this tag (a maximum of 100 are shown here).
Letter opener, in the shape of a kris, silver blade with chased foliate and bird designs, hilt of water buffalo horn, Kelantan, Malaysia, ca. 2011
Steel rapier with straight cross-guard and cup, pierced with lines of foliage; chased pommel; possibly Spanish; 17th century
Letter opener in the form of a miniature sword, with scabbard
Toy sword and scabbard, painted metal in blue and gold, with red tassles and black belt, British, 1960s-1970s.
Stiletto dagger used as a stage property by an unidentified touring theatre company
Sword with blunt bi-convex blade and sharp point, steel hilt with sharply curved quillons in Spanish style, spiral grip covered with black leather, and oval brass pommel. Blade etched with the initials HI, indicating that it may be one of the three stage swords bought by the young Henry Irving as personal accessories when starting his stage career in 1856. Believed to have been used by Henry Irving as Hamlet.
Handle of a hunting knife, fictile ivory of a French 16th century ivory.
Garden shears, designed by the company's design staff with Hulme Chadwick, manufactured by Wilkinson Sword.
Theatrical ensemble of coat, waistcoat, breeches and sword worn by Sir Henry Irving as Doricourt in Mrs Cowley's 'The Belle's Stratagem', at the Lyceum in 1876 under Mrs Bateman's management.
[sword] Thin rapier style sword with separate scabbard (S.2717:5-2010) used by Sir Henry Irving as Doricourt in 'The Belle's Stratagem' (1876)
Steel stiletto piercing tool with a mother-of-pearl handle, Parkins and Gotto, England, 1892
Vegetable cutting knife, Nepal, 20th century
Dagger and sheath
Punch dagger katar with a mechanism in the grip for creating five blades, with a gold damascened hilt and sideguards, Patiala, 19th century.
Sword and sheath (dha)
Curved single edged sword (dha) with iron mounts in a wooden hilt with a sheath composed of two carved wooden halves, Burma, C19
Curved single edged sword (dha) mounted in a wooden grip bound with worn red fabric, Burma, C19
Property sword (short sword?) used by the Gaiety Theatre (1903-1950), with a flimsy black painted metal blade and gold painted wooden hilt, Given by Mrs Evelyn Disher
Property sword (gladius or short sword?) used by the Gaiety Theatre (1903-1950), with a flimsy black painted metal blade, bone grip and brass pommel and hollow box guard, Given by Mrs Evelyn Disher
Rapier with downturned quillons and wooden grip, the blade stamped 'WHITES LONDON', and scabbard. Used by Henry Irving as Hamlet, Lyceum Theatre, 31 October 1874.
Swept hilt rapier
Swept hilt rapier with gilt guard and pommel in pineapple design, wire over crimson velvet grip, the blade etched and inscribed (partially illegible), 'EN...&Co. ....ERS Birmingham', Henry Irving's second sword for the Lyceum production of 'Hamlet', 30 December 1878.
Property dagger used by Frank Benson (1858-1939), in a variety of Shakespearean plays, steel blade with brass hilt decorated with imitation metal thread, given by Mrs J E Stevenson
Property stiletto-like dagger, decorated with coloured pastes, used on the stage
Sword in scabbard
Property sword and scabbard made in one piece, gold painted metal with black and red velvet behind pierced metal, and imitation ruby and sapphire stones on the hilt. Used by Henry Irving as 'Macbeth' at the Lyceum Theatre, 29 December 1888.
Stage property (puppet theatre)
Property sword for Kasperltheater; wooden, the handle and the tip painted yellow, the blade silver grey.
Property dagger for Kasperltheater; wooden, the handle and the tip painted yellow, the blade silver grey.
Photograph by Walker Evans depicting two ceremonial axes from the region of the Congo, one made by the MaNyema people, in a Museum of Modern Art exhibition entitled 'African Negro Art'. New York, 1935.
'Les Amazones De La Seine'. Satirical print by E. Rosambeau showing a group of French women in military uniforms having defeated the German soldiers. Hand-coloured lithograph, France, 1870-1871.
Two designs for ornamental dagger sheaths by Theodor de Bry. Engraving print on paper. 16th century.