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Cup-Hilted Rapier

Date:
ca. 1650–75
Geography:
possibly Naples
Culture:
Italian, possibly Naples
Medium:
Steel, iron wire
Dimensions:
L. 46 3/4 in. (118.8 cm); L. of quillons 11 3/4 in. (29.9 cm); L. of blade 40 3/16 in. (102.1 cm); W. of blade 15/16 in. (2.4 cm); D. of blade 5/16 in. (0.8 cm); Wt. 2 lb. 14 oz. (1304.1 g)
Classification:
Swords
Credit Line:
Gift of Alan Rutherfurd Stuyvesant, 1951
Accession Number:
51.170.1
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 376
Inscription: Inscribed: (stamped on blade, obverse) ·:·MARIA·:· CONCEBIDA·:· (reverse) ·:·SINPECADO·:·ORIGINAL·:·
Ex colls.: Baron C.A. de Cosson, Florence; Rutherford Stuyvesant, Allamuchy, New Jersey
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