Apr 24, 2020

Small Sword

Small Sword

c. 1650–60

Blued, gilded, and pierced steel, wood, steel wire, chiseled shell guard, engraved blade

Support: Chiseled shell guard (warriors storming a city wall); blade: Blued, gilded. pierced and engraved

Overall: 92.7 cm (36 1/2 in.); Blade: 75.9 cm (29 7/8 in.); Guard: 7.9 cm (3 1/8 in.)

Weight: 650 g (1.43 lbs.)

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. Severance 1916.1100

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