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Hunting Sword with Scabbard

Date:
ca. 1730
Culture:
French, Paris
Medium:
Steel, silver-gilt, wood, vellum
Dimensions:
Length overall 25 3/8 in. ( 64.44 cm) Length of blade 20 5/8 in. ( 52.37 cm) Gr. width of blade 1 in. ( 2.54 cm) Gr. thickness of blade 0 1/4 in. ( 0.64 cm) Weight with scabbard1lb.2oz. (510gm) 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:
26.145.265a, b
22923

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