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Basilard

Date:
ca. 1540
Culture:
Italian
Medium:
Steel, wood, gold
Dimensions:
L. 12 1/2 in. (31.8 cm); W. 3 1/4 (8.3 cm); Wt. 5.2 oz. (147.4 g)
Classification:
Daggers
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1904
Accession Number:
04.3.141
Not on view
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Gods of War: Sacred Imagery and the Decoration of Arms and Armor," December 10, 1996–December 1997, no. 45.

Dean, Bashford, and The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Catalogue of European Arms and Armor. Metropolitan Museum of Art Handbook, Vol. 15. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1905. p. 169, fig. 86 O.

Dean, Bashford. Catalogue of European Court Swords and Hunting Swords: Including the Ellis, De Dino, Riggs, and Reubell Collections. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1929. p. 29, no. 9, pl. III.

La Rocca, Donald J. The Gods of War: Sacred Imagery and the Decoration of Arms and Armor. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1996. p. 26, no. 45, pl. 18.

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