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Smallsword

A work made of steel with gilding and iron.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of steel with gilding and iron.

Date:

Crossguard and Pommel: c. 1650
Blade: early 18th century
Grip: c. 1550

Artist:

Crossguard and Pommel: attributed to Gottfried Christian Leygebe
German, Nuremberg, 1630-1683
Blade: French, early 18th century
Grip: German

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Applied Arts of Europe

Artist

Gottfried Christian Leygebe

Title

Smallsword

Origin

Nuremberg

Date

1645–1665

Medium

Steel with gilding and iron

Dimensions

Overall L. 81.5 cm (32 1/8 in.) Blade L. 67.3 cm (26 1/2 in.) Wt. 1 lb. 6 oz.

Credit Line

George F. Harding Collection

Reference Number

1982.2158

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