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Smallsword

Sword cutler: Attributed to John Bland (British, London, active ca. 1780–85)
Date: ca. 1780–85
Culture: British, probably London
Medium: Gold, steel
Dimensions: Length of blade 32 3/16 in. ( 81.74 cm) Length overall 39 in. ( 99.06 cm) Gr. width of blade 0 7/8 in. ( 2.21 cm) Gr. thickness of blade 0 5/16 in. ( 0.79 cm) Weight 1 lb. 0 oz. ( 454 gm) Hardness of blade 35-45
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: 26.145.311

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