Jacob Hurd (American, 1702 or 1703–1758)
Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Buhler, 1972, No. 174
90.17 cm (35 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Silver hilt with with turned tip on flattened globular pommel; knuckle guard and quillon bent; counterguard slightly molded; triangular steel blade rather crudely engraved on forte.
Engraved "EL" on edge of counterguard.
Marked on edge of counterguard with Buhler mark c (surname in semiscript in an ellipse).
Probably Ensign Enoch Little (1658-1766), based on the engraved initials; by descent to his son Captain Edmund Little (1715-1803); by descent to the donors; 1955, gift of Miss Helen Wescott Noyes and Dr. Margaret Noyes Kleinert (Accession Date September 15, 1955)
Gift of Miss Helen Westcott Noyes and Dr. Margaret Noyes Kleinert