Rapier

Blade made by bladesmith Peter Munsten the Elder, German (active Solingen), active 1591 - 1627

Geography:
Made in Germany, Europe
Probably made in Saxony, Germany, Europe

Date:
c. 1585-1600

Medium:
Engraved steel [blade]; pierced and blued iron, wood, iron wire [hilt]

Curatorial Department:
European Decorative Arts and Sculpture

Object Location:

* Gallery 249, Arms and Armor, second floor (Kretzschmar von Kienbusch Galleries)

Accession Number:
1977-167-576

Credit Line:
Bequest of Carl Otto Kretzschmar von Kienbusch, 1977

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