Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Smallsword with Scabbard

ca. 1775
Northern Indian, for the Western market
Steel, gold, wood, leather, textile
L. with scabbard 41 1/2 in. (105.4 cm); L. without scabbard 40 3/8 in. (102.5 cm); L. of blade 33 1/2 in. (85.1 cm); W. 4 1/4 in. (10.8 cm); D. 3 1/2 in. (8.9 cm); Wt. 1 lb. 6 oz. (624 g); Wt. of scabbard 4 oz. (113.4 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:
26.145.338a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 376
Blair, Claude. European & American Arms, c. 1100–1850. New York: Crown Publishers, 1962. p. 86, fig. 151–152.

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