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Sword with Scabbard

Date:
ca. 1575
Geography:
Venice
Culture:
Italian, Venice
Medium:
Steel, gold, wood, velvet
Dimensions:
L. 55 1/8 in. (140 cm); L. of blade 44 5/8 in. (113.3 cm); W. 11 3/4 in. (29.9 cm); Wt. 4 lb. 7 oz. (2013 g); Wt. of scabbard 8.5 oz. (241 g)
Classification:
Swords
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1904
Accession Number:
04.3.27a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 371
Ex. coll.: Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord, Duc de Dino, Paris.
Cosson, Charles Alexander. Le Cabinet D'armes De Maurice De Talleyrand-Périgord, Duc De Dino. Paris: E. Rouveyre, 1901. p. 57, no. F. 9.

Boccia, Lionello G., and Eduardo T. Coelho. Armi Bianche Italiane. Milan: Bramante Editrice, 1975. p. 383, fig. 472.



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