Rapier Foil

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Title

Rapier Foil

Description

Steel swept hilt consisting of knuckle-bow and rear quillon with flat, disc terminals, pas d'ane [now called arms of the hilt] and side rings: urn-shaped pommel with button, original wire-bound grip. Stout ricasso stamped with a makers mark (see below), the blade of thick rectangular section tapers evenly to the point which is fitted with a pointed, pyramidal button. On the ricasso, stamped: a small ship in a rectangle.

Date

Late 16th - early 17th century

Rights

Institutional

Format

1050g (2 lb 6 oz)
1323 mm (52.1 in)
1168 mm (46 in)

Identifier

2018.INS.005

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Custodian's Identifier

IX.120

Collection

Citation

“Rapier Foil,” Fencing Arms & Artifacts, accessed February 27, 2021, https://fencingexhibit.com/items/show/24.

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