L. 38 5/8 in. (98.1 cm); Wt. 1 lb. 13 oz. (822.1 g)
Purchase, Annie Laurie Aitken Charitable Lead Trust Gift, and Gift of William H. Riggs, by exchange, 1998
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 376
An example of the highest quality Parisian goldsmiths' work, the hilt is decorated with figures of the Classical deities Mars, Minerva, Jupiter, and Hercules, and the personifications of Justice and Prudence.