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Daggar and sheath in case

1820


Object Place: Europe, Italy

Dimensions

8.6 x 24.5 cm (3 3/8 x 9 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

1980.267.1-2

Medium or Technique

Metal; silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Arms and armor

Handle of dagger in form of robed skeleton holding scythe and hourglass standing on plinth, flanked by skulls and crossbones. Inscription on base: L’uomo propone e dio disfone. On reverse: La carboneria al tiranni 1820. Sheath has applied silver trophies in center on each side and attached chain. Cruciform case.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Aimée and Miss Rosamond Lamb