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Object Number:42-30-201
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Italian
Provenience: Italy
Brescia
Period: 16th Century
Date Made: 1500-1599
Early Date: 1500
Late Date: 1599
Section:Historic
Materials:Metal
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:365 - Other Number

Description

Blade and grip in one piece. Narrow single-edged blade triangular in section, tapering to point. Straight quillons. Knob in middle of grip which is spirally twisted. Knob at end. Much worn. "dug up in the ruins of a building at Brescia, Italy, that had been erected in the latter part of the XV century"


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