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Saber and Dart with Scabbard

Date:
17th century
Culture:
Mounts and scabbard, Turkish; blade, European
Medium:
Steel, silver, gold, wood, leather, copper-silver alloy (niello)
Dimensions:
L. with scabbard 33 1/8 in. (84 cm); L. of blade 28 1/4 in. (71.9 cm); Wt. 1 lb. 3 oz. (548 g); Wt. of scabbard 1 lb. (451 g); dart (c); L. 31 1/2 in. (79.9 cm); Wt. 6 oz. (182 g)
Classification:
Swords
Credit Line:
Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935
Accession Number:
36.25.1631a–c
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 379
[William Ockelford Oldman, London, before November 18, 1935; sold to Stone]; George Cameron Stone, New York (until d. November 18, 1935; his bequest to MMA).
The Turkish Ministry of Culture and Tourism. War and Peace : Ottoman-Polish Relations in the 15th-19th Centuries. Istanbul: The Turkish Ministry of Culture and Tourism, 1999. Cat. no. 91-92.

Alexander, David, Stuart W. Pyhrr, and Will Kwiatkowski. Islamic Arms and Armor in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2015. Cat. no. 62, pp. 166-167.



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