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Broadsword Broadsword

Basket hilted broadsword, the blade etched and gilt with the arms of Sir John Grant of Freuchie and the date 1562, the hilt English work, Scottish decoration on blade, both early 17th century

Case, microscope Case, microscope

Microscope case with a hinged lid, of black shagreen covered wood, by John Clark, Edinburgh, 1751

Medal / box Medal / box

One of a collection of Jacobite relics amassed by Sir John Hynde Cotton and his descendants - a silver gilt medal portraying Queen Anne and Prince James

Prism, compound, achromatic / case Prism, compound, achromatic / case

Compound prism in a shagreen case, patented by John Dollond in 1758, probably made by Dollond, England, c. 1760

Telescope Telescope

Reflecting telescope with brass barrel with blackened shagreen cover, in a fitted rosewood box, by Edward Scarlett, London, c. 1730

Telescope Telescope

3 1/2" aperture Gregorian reflecting telescope with brass barrel and shagreen cover, unsigned and undated, but probably by Edward Scarlett, London, 1725 - 1750

Box, jewel / part Box, jewel / part

Jewel box with a hemispherical lid of silver, partly gold plated and decorated with marine invertebrates, fitted into an outer carrying case (1991.440 B): Scottish, Edinburgh by John Creed, 6 April 1983

Dagger Dagger

Dagger, with a steel blade and hilt of wood covered with white shagreen laced over with silk: Japan

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