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Rapier


Description Provenance Credit
Description An elegant rapier like this would be worn by noblemen serving as bodyguards or in the retinue of the Saxon electors.
Provenance Baron de Cosson (1846-1929), London, 1890 [no. 116] (?); Clements [date and mode of acquisition unknown] (?); Henry Griffith Keasbey, New York [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Sale, American Art Association, New York, November 29, 1924, no. 242; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1924, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1924

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Creator
Period
1580-1600 (Baroque)
Medium
steel, braided cord
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.508
Measurements
45 5/8 in. (115.89 cm) (l.)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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