Hunting Sword

Sword maker: Attributed to Hans Sumersperger (Austrian, Hall, active 1492–1498)
Date: ca. 1500
Geography: Hall in Triol, Tryol
Culture: Austrian, Hall
Medium: Steel, copper alloy, horn, bone
Dimensions: L. 49 1/2 in. (125.7 cm); L. of blade, 40 in. (101.6 cm); W. of blade, 1 7/16 in. (3.6 cm); Wt. 3 lbs. 9 oz. (1615.92 g)
Classification: Swords
Credit Line: Bashford Dean Memorial Collection, Funds from various donors, 1929
Accession Number: 29.158.704

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