Object Title

Sword

Sword

Date

1662

Object Number

IX.1218

Physical Description

En-suite with IX.1219.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Sword: Overall length: 894 mm (35.2 in), Blade length: 775 mm (30.5 in), Scabbard: Overall length: 848 mm (33.4 in) Weight: Sword: 1 lb 13 oz, Scabbard: 13.5 oz

Associations

Places Germany

Bibliographic References

Dorling Kindersley, Weapon. A visual history of arms & armour, Dorling Kindersley Ltd, London, 2006, pp. 118-9 (col. illus's., top).

Notes

An apparently identical one (with trouse) is in the Kienbusch Collection in the Philadelphia Muaseum (The Kretschmar von Kienbusch collection of armor and arms, Princeton, 1963, pp. 200-1, no. 440, Pl. CXII). An apparently near identical sword scabbard and implements, from the same source and with a scabbard dated 1665, was offered for sale at Sotheby's (Z³rich), 14 December 1999, Lot 283 (illus. in cat.) - p-copies on inv. file.