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Parrying Dagger with Scabbard

Date:
ca. 1650–75
Geography:
probably Naples
Culture:
Italian, probably Naples
Medium:
Steel, iron wire, leather
Dimensions:
L. (without scabbard) 23 1/2 in. (59.7 cm); L. of blade 18 5/8 in. (47.29 cm); W. of blade 7/16 in. (1.1 cm); L. of quillon 10 1/4 in. (26 cm); W. of ricasso 1 9/16 in. (4 cm); D. of blade 3/8 in. (0.9 cm); Wt. (without scabbard) 1 lb. (454 g)
Classification:
Daggers
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1904
Accession Number:
04.3.53a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 376
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. 78, no. G.36.

Dean, Bashford, and The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Catalogue of European Daggers: Including the Ellis, De Dino, Riggs, and Reubell Collections / by Bashford Dean. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1929. pp. 135–136, no. 181, pl. LXII, ill.



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