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Cinquedea

Date:
ca. 1500
Culture:
Italian
Medium:
Steel, copper alloy, horn
Dimensions:
L. 11 15/16 in. (30.3 cm); L. of blade 7 5/8 in. (19.35 cm); W. 3 3/16 in. (8.08 cm); W. of blade 2 3/16 in. (5.54 cm); D. of blade 5/16 in. (0.79 cm); Wt. 8 oz. (200 g)
Classification:
Daggers
Credit Line:
Gift of William H. Riggs, 1913
Accession Number:
14.25.1264
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 373
William H. Riggs, Paris (until 1913; his gift to MMA).
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San Antonio. The Witte Memorial Museum. "The Art of Chivalry: European Arms and Armor from The Metropolitan Museum of Art," November 13, 1982–February 5, 1983.

Detroit. Detroit Institute of Arts. "The Art of Chivalry: European Arms and Armor from The Metropolitan Museum of Art," March 10, 1983–June 2, 1984.

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