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Sword with Scabbard

ca. 1575
Italian, Venice
Steel, gold, wood, velvet
L. of sword 55 1/8 in. (140 cm); L. of blade 44 5/8 in. (113.33 cm); L. of scabbard 36 in. (91.44 cm); greatest W. of sword 11 3/4 in. (29.85 cm); greatest W. of blade 1 3/4 in. (4.45 cm); greatest W. of scabbard 2 1/4 in. (5.72 cm); thickness of blade 5/16 in. (0.79 cm); Wt. 4 lb. 15 oz. (2239.6 g); Wt. of sword 4 lb. 7 oz. (2013 g)
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.
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