Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Smallsword

Sword maker:
Jan Nieuwland (Dutch, Amsterdam, active 1747–1807)
Date:
ca. 1750
Geography:
Amsterdam
Culture:
Dutch, Amsterdam
Medium:
Silver, porcelain (Meissen), steel, gold, textile
Dimensions:
L. 34 13/16 in. (88.5 cm); L. of blade 28 3/4 in. (73 cm); W. 3 7/8 in. (9.8 cm); D. 2 3/4 in. (7 cm); Wt. 14 oz. (396.9 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:
26.145.343
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 376
Citroen, K.A. Amsterdam Silversmiths and their marks. Amsterdam and New York: North-Holland Publishing Company, 1975. p. 137, mark no. 706.

Pyhrr, Stuart W. "Of Arms and Men: Arms and Armor at the Metropolitan, 1912–2012." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin (Summer 2012), pp. 25–26, fig. 38.

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