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Smallsword Hilt and Blade

ca. 1730

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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  • Title: Smallsword Hilt and Blade
  • Date Created: ca. 1730
  • Physical Dimensions: Hilt (a); L. approx. 7 in. (17.8 cm); W. approx. 4 in. (10.2 cm); Wt. 5.3 oz. (150.3 g); blade (b); L. 40 1/8 in. (101.9 cm); Wt. 5.5 oz. (155.9 g)
  • Type: Smallsword hilt and blade
  • External Link: http://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/22933
  • Medium: Steel, copper-gold alloy (shakudō), gold
  • Repository: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
  • Culture: hilt, Japanese, possibly Dejima; blade, European

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