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Rapier

Date:
ca. 1550
Geography:
possibly Brescia
Culture:
Italian
Medium:
Steel, silver, brass
Dimensions:
L. 41 1/2 in. (105.4 cm); L. of blade 36 3/8 in. (92.4 cm); W. 7 3/16 in. (18.2 cm); Wt. 2 lb. 10 oz. (1191 g)
Classification:
Swords
Credit Line:
Gift of Stephen V. Grancsay, 1942
Accession Number:
42.50.25
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 376
Inscription: (on reverse side of pommel) see cards for ill.
Ex coll.: Carl Rudolph, Prince Liechtenstein, Mährish-Kroman; Clarence H. Mackay, Roslyn, L.I., N.Y.
Brno, Czech Republic. Mährisches Landesmuseum. "Austellung von Waffen, Kriegs- und Jagd-Geräthen," September 15–December 27, 1885.

New York. Brooklyn Museum. "Loan Exhibition of European Arms and Armor," June 12–October 31, 1933, no. 160.

American Art Galleries. Anonymous Sale of European Arms and Armor. New York: American Art Galleries, November 19–20, 1926. no. 62, pl. 7.



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