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Basket-Hilted Broadsword (Schiavona)

A work made of steel, silver, wood, and coral.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of steel, silver, wood, and coral.

Date:

1775/1800

Artist:

Italian; Venice

About this artwork

Status

On View, Gallery 239

Department

Applied Arts of Europe

Title

Basket-Hilted Broadsword (Schiavona)

Place

Venice (Object made in)

Date

Made 1775–1800

Medium

Steel, silver, wood, and coral

Dimensions

Overall L. 107.5 cm (42 5/16 in.) Blade L. 92.5 cm (36 7/16 in.) Wt. 2 lb. 14 oz.

Credit Line

George F. Harding Collection

Reference Number

1982.2144

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