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Hand and a Half Sword
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Hand and a Half Sword


Description Exhibitions Provenance Inscription Credit
Description The grip on this sword is long enough to permit the man to steady the hand holding the heavy sword with the other hand. The sword has been reassembled with parts replaced.
Exhibitions
  • World of Wonder. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1971-1972.
Provenance Baron de Léry, Paris; American Art Association Sale, November 14, 1921, no. 242; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1921, by purchase; Wal;ters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions On pommel the letters Z O and S
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1921

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Period
late 15th century (Early Modern)
Medium
steel
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.479
Measurements
8 9/16 x 47 x 1 3/8 in. (21.8 x 119.4 x 3.5 cm)
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