European Decorative Arts and Sculpture
Cup-Hilted RapierMade in Milan, Italy, Europe
And made in Toledo, Spain, Europe
Hilt made by swordsmith Francesco Maria Rivolta, Italian (active Milan), documented 1678. Blade made by bladesmith Francisco Ruiz the Elder, Spanish (active Toledo), active 17th century, or bladesmith Francisco Ruiz the Younger, Spanish (active Toledo), active 17th century.
Steel [blade]; pierced and chiseled iron, wood, copper and iron wire [hilt]
1977-167-616Bequest of Carl Otto Kretzschmar von Kienbusch, 1977
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