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Cup-Hilted Rapier

Sword maker: Cup signed Carlo Piccinino (Italian, Milan, active ca. 1650–75)
Date: ca. 1650–75
Geography: Milan
Culture: Italian, Milan
Medium: Steel, chiseled in relief; iron wire
Dimensions: L. of quillons 12 1/16 in. (30.6 cm); L. 44 in. (111.8 cm); L. of blade 37 1/4 in. (94.6 cm); W. of blade 1/2 in. (1.3 cm); D. of blade 1/4 in. (0.6 cm); Wt. 2 lb. 5 oz. (1048.93 g)
Classification: Swords
Credit Line: Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1911
Accession Number: 11.89.2

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