Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Smallsword with Scabbard

Date:
hallmarked for 1785–86
Geography:
Paris
Culture:
French, Paris
Medium:
Gold, steel, wood, fish skin, textile
Dimensions:
L. with scabbard 38 13/16 in. (98.6 cm); L. without scabbard 38 3/8 in. (97.5 cm); L. of blade 31 7/8 in. (81 cm); W. 4 in. (10.2 cm); D. 3 1/4 in. (8.3 cm); Wt. 13 oz. (368.5 g); Wt. of scabbard 3 oz. (85 g)
Classification:
Swords
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: Paris musées, 1995. pp. 158–161.



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