Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Smallsword

Date:
ca. 1720
Geography:
Naples
Culture:
Western European, probably Naples
Medium:
Tortoiseshell, gold, silver, steel
Dimensions:
L. 33 5/8 in. (85.4 cm); W. 4 in. (10.2 cm); D. 2 3/4 in. (7 cm); Wt. 12 oz. (340.2 g)
Classification:
Swords
Credit Line:
Gift of Jean Jacques Reubell, in memory of his mother, Julia C. Coster, and of his wife, Adeline E. Post, both of New York City, 1926
Accession Number:
26.145.339
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 376
Norman, A. V. B. Small Swords and Military swords: Their Development and Dating, from the Middle of the Seventeenth Century to the Early Nineteenth Century. London: Arms and Armour Press, 1967. note 60.



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