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Dagger with Sheath

Sword maker:
Wolf Paller (German, Dresden, died 1583)
Date:
ca. 1575
Geography:
Dresden
Culture:
German, Dresden
Medium:
Steel, silver, ray skin, leather, wood
Dimensions:
L. 15 1/8 in. (38.4 cm); Wt. (with sheath) 1 lb. 6 oz. (624 g)
Classification:
Daggers
Credit Line:
Bashford Dean Memorial Collection, Funds from various donors, 1929
Accession Number:
29.158.662a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 376
Inscription: (on scabbard mount, stamped) W P (Dresden goldsmith, Wolf Paller, 1853); D (mark of Dresden); 16 lott (weight)
Historical Museum, Dresden; Samuel J. Whawell; Fenton; Dean
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