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Hunting Sword

Date:
hallmarked for 1765–66
Geography:
Paris
Culture:
French, Paris
Medium:
Steel, silver, agate
Dimensions:
L. 28 1/4 in. (71.8 cm); L. of blade 23 1/8 in. (58.7 cm); Wt. 13 oz. (368.5 g)
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:
26.145.244
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 376
Norman, A. V. B. The Rapier and Small-Sword, 1460–1820. London: Arms and Armour Press, 1980. p. 342.

Hayward, John F., and Sotheby Parke Bernet & Co. The Hever Castle Collection: The Property of The Lord Astor of Hever. Vol. I. London: Sotheby Parke Bernet & Co., May 5, 1983. no. 2122.



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