Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Rapier

Bladesmith:
Blade inscribed by Arnolt Windhvfel (German, Solingen, active late 17th–early 18th century)
Date:
18th century
Geography:
Solingen
Culture:
Spanish; blade, German, Solingen
Medium:
Steel, silver, wood
Dimensions:
L. 40 3/8 in. (102.6 cm); W. 7 1/2 in. (19.1 cm); D. 4 1/2 in. (11.4 cm); Wt. 1 lb. 14.5 oz. (864.7 g)
Classification:
Swords
Credit Line:
Gift of William H. Riggs, 1913
Accession Number:
14.25.1015
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed on the blade: ARNOLT WINDHVFEL ME FECIT IN SOLINGEN.
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