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Hunting Sword with Scabbard

ca. 1730
French, Paris
Steel, silver, wood, vellum
L. 25 3/8 in. (64.4 cm); L. of blade 20 5/8 in. (52.4 cm); Wt. 15 oz. (425.2 g); Wt. of scabbard 3 oz. (85 g)
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
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 376
Ex coll.: Doistau, Reubell
Paris. Musée Rétrospectif de la Classe 51: Armes de Chasse. "Musée Rétrospectif de la Classe 51: Armes de Chasse (Matériel, Procédés et Produits) à l'Exposition Universelle Internationale de 1900," April 14–November 12, 1900, pl. VII, no. 7.

Sale Cataloge from Sotheby's. London, April 6, 1976. lot 121.

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. lot 121.

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