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Cup-Hilted Rapier

Date:
ca. 1650–75
Culture:
Italian, probably Naples
Medium:
Steel, pierced and chiseled; iron wire, wood
Dimensions:
Length of quillon 11 3/4 in. ( 29.85 cm) Length of blade 40 1/8 in. ( 101.9 cm) Length overall 47 1/2 in. ( 120.65 cm) Gr. width of blade 0 11/16 in. ( 1.73 cm) Gr. thickness of blade 0 3/8 in. ( 0.94 cm) Weight 2 lb. 1 oz. ( 936 gm) Hardness of blade 60-65
Classification:
Swords
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1904
Accession Number:
04.3.13
21932

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