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Rapier

Date:
ca. 1610–20
Culture:
Italian
Medium:
Steel, gold, silver, brass, wood
Classification:
Swords
Credit Line:
Bashford Dean Memorial Collection, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert W. de Forest, 1929
Accession Number:
29.157.3
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 376
Los Angeles. Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History. "Arms and Armor loan exhibition," October 15, 1967—May, 1976.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Stephen V. Grancsay, and Carl Otto von Kienbusch. The Bashford Dean Collection of Arms and Armor in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Portland, Maine: Southworth Press for the Armor and Arms Club of New York City, 1933. pp. 208–9, no.154, pl. L.

Norman, A. V. B. The Rapier and Small-Sword, 1460–1820. London: Arms and Armour Press, 1980. pp. 129–131 .

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