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Smallsword with Scabbard

hallmarked for 1785–86
French, Paris
Gold, steel, wood, leather
L. 38 3/8 in. (97.5 cm); L. of blade 31 7/8 in. (81 cm); W. of blade 7/8 in. (2.2 cm); D. of blade 3/8 in. (0.9 cm); Wt. 13 oz. (368.54 g); Wt. with scabbard (16 oz. 453.59 g)
Credit Line:
Gift of Jean Jacques Reubell, in memory of his mother, Julia C. Coster, and of his wife, Adeline E. Post, both of New York City, 1926
Accession Number:
26.145.357a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 376
Bimbenet-Privat, Michèle, and Gabriel de Fontaines. La datation de l'orfèvrerie parisienne sous l'Ancien Régime : poinçons de jurande et poinçons de la Marque, 1507-1792 / par Michèle Bimbenet-Privat et Gabriel de Fontaines ; préface par Jean Dérens. Paris, 1995. pp. 158–161.

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