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Hunting Sword

Date: blade dated 1656
Culture: German
Medium: Steel, encrusted with silver; ivory
Dimensions: Length overall 25 3/4 in. ( 65.41 cm) Length of blade 20 3/8 in. ( 51.74 cm) Gr. width of blade 1 9/16 in. ( 3.96 cm) Gr. thickness of blade 0 1/4 in. ( 0.64 cm) Weight 1 lb. 9 oz. ( 709 gm) Weight with scabbard1lb.15oz. (879gm) Hardness of blade 65-70
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: 26.145.256a–d

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