Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Broadsword

Date:
18th century
Culture:
Scottish
Medium:
Steel, shagreen
Dimensions:
L. 41 in. (104.1 cm); L. of blade 31 1/4 in. (89.5 cm); W. 5 1/4 in. (13.3 cm); D. 5 in. (12.7 cm); Wt. 3 lb. 2 oz. (1417.5 g)
Classification:
Swords
Credit Line:
Gift of William H. Riggs, 1913
Accession Number:
14.25.1062
Not on view
William H. Riggs, Paris (until 1913; his gift to MMA).
"A Basket-Hilted Sword Marked "AC" in the Royal Armouries." The Journal of the Arms and Armour Society 13 (Sept. 1990). p.50, note 13.

North, editor Tony. "Hounslow Hangers." London Park Lane Arms Fair: The Spring 2004 (Spring 2004). p.38, fig.9.



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