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Smallsword

Date:
hallmarked for 1736
Geography:
Paris
Culture:
French, Paris
Medium:
Silver, steel, gold
Dimensions:
L. 34 7/8 in. (88.6 cm); L. of blade 29 1/2 in. (74.9 cm); W. 3 1/2 in. (8.9 cm); D. 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm); Wt. 14 oz. (396.9 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:
26.145.353
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 57.



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