Object Title

Rapier

Rapier

Date

1600-1699

Object Number

IX.114

Physical Description

Hilt similar to IX.108, but with a small pierced shell which fills the lower ring guard. Small pommel from a later sword. Blade of flattened hexagonal section stamped with a series of marks on each face of the ricasso, the edges of which are engraved with the name ANTONIO\PICININO. The same name appears on each face of the forte in two parallel fullers. Identified with concentric corrosion, February 2005.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 1321 mm (52 in), length of blade: 1163 mm (45.8 in) Weight: 2 lb 6 oz

Associations

Places Italy