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Object Number:42-30-181A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Spanish
Provenience: Spain
Date Made: 1619
Early Date: 1619
Late Date: 1619
Section:Historic
Materials:Steel
Horn (animal part)
Silver
Technique:Inscribed
Engraved
Inscription Language:Spanish Language
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:495 - Collector Number

Description

Steel blade with parallel sides, double-edged for 2/5 of its length. The back of the point inset. Both faces of blade engraved with heraldic figures inscribed: "HEREZVELO MEFIZO EN BAECCA 1619". Small shell-shaped silver guard. Two piece horn grip with silver sides, cap and studs.


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