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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