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Rapier
Rapier
Date:
1582
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Steel And Gilt
Dimensions:
41 1/2 (105.4 cm)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

The Dresden Armory, Electors of Saxony
Lepke Galleries, Berlin, 1904
A. Yates

Accession Number:
68.9
Acquisition Date:
1968-04-16
Credit Line:

Museum purchase by Exchange, Gift of Various Donors

blade inscribed (translation): Time is short and uncertain, never forget the last hour. The present day drags along, who knows who will live to morning.