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Sword Hilt

Designed and modeled by Albert-Ernest Carrier-Belleuse (French, Anizy-le-Château 1824–1887 Sèvres)

Goldsmith:
Executed by Lucien Falize (French, Paris, 1842–1897)
Date:
1881–2
Geography:
Paris
Culture:
French, Paris
Medium:
Gilt brass
Dimensions:
H. 6 1/2 in. (16.5 cm); W. 5 3/16 in. (13.2 cm); D. 4 1/2 in. (11.4 cm); Wt. 1 lb. 12 oz. (799.5 g)
Classification:
Swords
Credit Line:
Purchase, Gift of William H. Riggs, by exchange, 1989
Accession Number:
1989.229
27164

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