Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Cadet Short Sword and Scabbard

Designer:
Jacques Louis David (French, Paris 1748–1825 Brussels)
Date:
1794
Culture:
French
Medium:
Steel, copper alloy, velvet
Dimensions:
L. 25 7/8 in. (65.7 cm); L. of sword 24 1/2 in. (62.2 cm); Wt. 3 lb. 4 oz. (1474 g); Wt. of sword 2 lb. 2 oz. (964 g); Wt. of scabbard 1 lb. 2 oz. (510.3 g)
Classification:
Swords
Credit Line:
Gift of Russell Barnett Aitken, 1981
Accession Number:
1981.362.1–.2
Not on view
Dean, Bashford. Notes on Arms and Armor. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1916.

Ariès, Christian. Armes Blanches Militaires Françaises. Vol. XXIII. Nantes, France, 1974.



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