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Rapier with scabbard

Blade signed by Juan Martinez
(Spanish, Toledo, active ca. 1600)

Date: ca. 1580
Geography: Toledo
Culture: German; blade, Spanish, Toledo
Medium: Steel, gold, copper wire, wood, velvet
Dimensions: L. 48 ¾ in. (123.8 cm); W. of hilt 8 ¾ in. (22.2 cm); Wt. 3 lb. 5 oz. (1507 g)
Classification: Swords
Credit Line: Bashford Dean Memorial Collection, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert W. de Forest, 1929
Accession Number: 29.157.13a, b

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