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Curators, Collectors, and Dealers: The Growth of the Arms and Armor Collection, 1929 to the Present

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Hunting Sword

Date:
hallmarked for 1762–68
Culture:
French, Paris
Medium:
Steel, silver, mother-of-pearl
Dimensions:
Length overall 27 5/16 in. ( 69.37 cm) Length of blade 21 11/16 in. ( 55.07 cm) Gr. width of blade 1 1/16 in. ( 2.69 cm) Gr. thickness of blade 0 1/4 in. ( 0.64 cm) Hardness of blade 60-70
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:
26.145.248
22917

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