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Executioner's Sword with scabbard

Date: ca. 1673
Geography: possibly Solingen
Culture: German, possibly Solingen
Medium: Steel, brass, leather, shagreen
Dimensions: L. 42 1/2 in. (107.9 cm); greatest W. 8 1/8 in. (20.6 cm); L. of blade 33 1/8 in. (84.1 cm); greatest W. of blade 2 1/8 in. (5.4 cm); greatest thickness of blade 3/8 in. (0.9 cm); Wt. 4 lb. 14 oz. (2211.26 g); Wt. with sword only 4 lb. 7 oz. (2012.82 g)
Classification: Swords
Credit Line: Gift of William H. Riggs, 1913
Accession Number: 14.25.1130a, b

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