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Hunting Sword with Scabbard

Date: late 18th century
Culture: Possibly Italian, Naples
Medium: Steel, pierced, chiseled, blued, and gilt; wood; leather
Dimensions: Length overall 26 5/16 in. ( 66.83 cm) Length of blade 20 1/4 in. ( 51.44 cm) Gr. width of blade 1 1/8 in. ( 2.84 cm) Gr. thickness of blade 0 1/4 in. ( 0.64 cm) Weight with scabbard1lb.2oz. (510gm) Hardness of blade 75-80
Classification: Swords
Credit Line: Gift of Jean Jacques Reubell, in memory of his mother, Julia C. Coster, and of his wife, Adeline E. Post, both of New York City, 1926
Accession Number: 26.145.246a, b

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