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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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Denver. Denver Art Museum. "The Art of Chivalry: European Arms and Armor from The Metropolitan Museum of Art," July 18–October 10, 1982, no. 45.

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, no. 45.

Minneapolis. Minneapolis Institute of Arts. "The Art of Chivalry: European Arms and Armor from The Metropolitan Museum of Art," May 24–July 31, 1983, no. 45.

San Francisco. de Young Museum, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. "The Art of Chivalry: European Arms and Armor from The Metropolitan Museum of Art," November 5, 1983–January 28, 1984, no. 45.

Detroit. Detroit Institute of Arts. "The Art of Chivalry: European Arms and Armor from The Metropolitan Museum of Art," March 10, 1984–June 2, 1984, no. 45.

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