An Anglo-Indian dagger
An Anglo-Indian dagger, blade from an Indian dagger made from finely watered Oriental damascus steel. Ivory hilt, gilt copper mounts engraved with foliage and key pattern, top mount engraved “Brunn Sword cutler to the Prince Regent, 56 Charing Crofs London”.
Blade length 8¼” (21.5cms). Overall length 13” (33cms).
Samuel Brunn occupied 56 Charing Cross from 1797 to 1819. For an account of his business see L. Southwick "London Silver-hilted Swords" Royal Armouries 2001.