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Object Number:42-30-166
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Austrian
Provenience: Austria
Date Made: c. 1750
Early Date: 1725
Late Date: 1775
Section:Historic
Materials:Steel
Bone
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:341 - Other Number

Description

Single-edged slightly curved steel blade tapering to point, double-edged near point. Originally engraved including an armed figure and an inscription; all much worn. Fluted bone grip colored green. Short circular projection over blade below recurved quillons, cap at end of grip; all of gilded metal with deeply impressed curvilinear decoration.


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