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Sword

Artist/maker unknown, European or Italian?

Geography:
Probably made in Italy, Europe
Made in Europe

Date:
c. 1300-1350

Medium:
Steel [blade]; blackened iron, copper alloy [hilt]; wood and leather replaced

Dimensions:
Length (overall): 42 15/16 inches (109.1 cm) Blade: 36 inches, 2.6 lb. (91.4 cm, 1.16 kg) Pommel: 2 1/16 inches, 1 3/8 inches (5.3 × 3.5 cm) Length (Blade): 35 15/16 inches (91.3 cm) Width (Blade): 2 1/8 inches (5.4 cm) Width (Quillon): 6 3/4 inches (17.2 cm) Depth (Quillon block): 9/16 inches (1.4 cm)

Curatorial Department:
European Decorative Arts and Sculpture

* Gallery 249, Arms and Armor, second floor (Kretzschmar von Kienbusch Galleries)

Accession Number:
1977-167-540

Credit Line:
Bequest of Carl Otto Kretzschmar von Kienbusch, 1977

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