Heavy; in one piece, with numerous original brass rosettes. Roped edges and comb. Plume holder. Highly tempered steel.
Provenance: Purchased by William Randolph Hearst from H. I. & R. H. Archduke Eugen, F. M. Sale, through the Anderson Galleries, March 7, 1927 for $60; sold to Gimbel Bros., Inc., August 31, 1942 for $37.
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Long Island University, Brookville, NY, http://liu.edu Photograph, William Randolph Hearst Archive, S/B lot 1033, Art. #94, Album 7, p. 22