University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:42-30-209
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Florentine
Provenience: Italy
Florence (Italy)
Date Made: 1700-1799
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1799
Section:Historic
Materials:Steel
Wood
Brass
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:172 - Other Number

Description

Steel blade double-edged except for upper third on one edge which is thick and notched crosswise, tapering to sharp point. The shorter cutting edge is bevelled. Rectangular section ornamented with four dots. Above blade is steel knob at right angles to blade and grip. Spirally twisted wooden grip with brass cap.


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