Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Short Sword

Date:
early 16th century
Culture:
French
Medium:
Steel, wood, gold
Dimensions:
L. 34 1/2 in. (87.6 cm); L. of blade 29 in. (73.6 cm); W. 5 5/8 in. (14.3 cm); Wt. 2 lb. 9 oz. (1162.3 g)
Classification:
Swords
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1904
Accession Number:
04.3.28
Not on view
Objets d'art et d'ameublement tapisseries. Paris: Hôtel Drouot, Paris, April 10–11, 1891. Lot no. 128, not ill. (probably this sword, sold for 720 francs).

Cosson, Charles Alexander. Le Cabinet d'Armes de Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord, Duc de Dino. Paris: E. Rouveyre, 1901. p. 56 no. F.6.



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