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Rapier with Scabbard

ca. 1590
German, Saxony
Steel, silver, leather
L. 50 1/2 in. (128.3 cm); W. 11 1/4 in. (28.6 cm); L. of blade 41 1/2 in. (105.4 cm); W. of blade 1 1/16 in. (2.7 cm); D. of blade 5/16 in. ( 0.8 cm); Wt 5 lb. 3 oz. (2353.01 g)
Credit Line:
Bashford Dean Memorial Collection, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert W. de Forest, 1929
Accession Number:
29.157.17a, b
Not on view
Inscription: (on backside of ferrule of scabbard) BP
(incised on reverse side of blade in groove) ·:·D·E·H·O·P·T·O·N·O
(incised on obverse side of blade in groove) ·:·D·A·G·V·E·R·I·T·O·L
(on backside of scabbard, engraved on back ferrule) WIGET 47 LOT VNT 3½ 93 [Quentchen]
Ex coll.: Historical Museum, Dresden
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