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Smallsword

Date:
ca. 1750–60
Culture:
possibly German
Medium:
Hard stone (chrysoprase), gold, steel
Dimensions:
L. 36 5/8 in. (93 cm); L. of blade 27 9/16 in. (70 cm); Wt.15 oz. (417 g)
Classification:
Swords
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1984
Accession Number:
1984.349a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 376
Inscription: Inscribed on the blade: Crepin Marchand Fourbisseur Rue St. Honore a Paris (interior) and de la fabrique de la marque au Raison a soligen (exterior).
Count Alexander Keller (St. Petersburg, Russia), W.R. Hearst (St. Donat's Castle, Wales), Howard Ricketts
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