Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Parrying Dagger

Date:
ca. 1650–75
Geography:
possibly Naples
Culture:
Italian, possibly Naples
Medium:
Steel, iron
Dimensions:
L. 23 1/4 in. (59.1 cm);L. of quillon 11 1/4 in. (28.6 cm); W. of ricasso 1 3/4 in. (4.4 cm); L. of blade 18 11/16 in. (47.4 cm); W. of blade 13/16 in. (2.1 cm); D. of blade 1/4 in. (0.6 cm); Wt. 1 lb. 6 oz. (624 g)
Classification:
Daggers
Credit Line:
Gift of Alan Rutherfurd Stuyvesant, 1951
Accession Number:
51.170.2
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 376
Inscription: (at base of blade adjacent to ricasso, on both sides) the letter B
Ex colls.: Baron C.A. de Cosson, Florence; Rutherford Stuyvesant, Allamuchy, New Jersey
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Loan Exhibition of Arms and Armor," February 6–April 16, 1911.

Los Angeles. Los Angeles County Museum of Art. "Loan Exhibition of Mediaeval and Renaissance Arms and Armor from the Metropolitan Museum of Art," January 15–March 18, 1953.

Los Angeles. Los Angeles County Museum of Art. "Loan Exhibition of Medieval and Renaissance Arms and Armor from the Metropolitan Museum of Art," January 15–March 18, 1953, no. 92.

San Francisco. Legion of Honor, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. "Loan Exhibition of Medieval and Renaissance Arms and Armor from the Metropolitan Museum of Art," April 18, 1953–June 7, 1953, no. 92.

San Francisco. California Palace of the Legion of Honor, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. "Loan Exhibition of Mediaeval and Renaissance Arms and Armor from the Metropolitan Museum of Art," April 18–June 7, 1953.

Pittsburgh. Department of Fine Arts, Carnegie Institute. "Loan Exhibition of Mediaeval and Renaissance Arms and Armor from the Metropolitan Museum of Art," October 1953–April 1954.

Pittsburgh. Department of Fine Arts, Carnegie Institute. "Loan Exhibition of Medieval and Renaissance Arms and Armor from the Metropolitan Museum of Art," October, 1953–April, 1954, no. 92.

Christie, Manson & Woods. Armour and Arms, or, Catalogue of the Famous Collection of Armour and Arms Formed by That Well-Known Connoisseur, The Baron de Cosson, F.S.A., Which Has Been On Loan to the South Kensington Museum for the Last Two Years. London: Christie, Manson & Woods, May 2–3, 1893. p. 30, no. 196.

Dean, Bashford. The Collection of Arms and Armor of Rutherford Stuyvesant, 1843–1909. New York: privately printed, 1914. p. 90, no. 111 pl. XXXIV.

Laking, Guy Francis, Charles A. de Cosson, and Francis Henry Cripps-Day. A Record of European Armour and Arms Through Seven Centuries. Vol. IV. London: G. Bell and Sons, 1920–1922. p. 70, fig. 1484.

Grancsay, Stephen V. Loan Exhibition of Mediaeval and Renaissance Arms and Armor from the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1953. p. 25, no. 92, ill.

Seitz, Heribert. Blankwaffen: Geschichte und Typenentwicklung im europäischen Kulturbereich : ein waffenhistorisches Handbuch. Vol. 2. Braunschweig: Klinkhardt & Biermann, 1968. p.139, fig.153.

Nickel, Helmut. Ullstein-Waffenbuch: Eine Kulturhistorische Waffenkunde Mit Markenverzeichnis. Berlin: Ullstein, 1974. p.169.

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