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Bettschwert: HEN.M.277-1933

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Maker(s)

Unknown

Description

Bettschwert, (pillow sword) Northern Europe, mid-17th century.

Legal notes

J.S. Henderson Bequest

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1933-03-16) by Henderson, James Stewart

Dating

Mid 17th century
Circa 1630 - 1670 1670

Components of the work

Sword: composed of steel

Identification numbers

Accession number: HEN.M.277-1933
Primary reference Number: 19060
Old object number: PB 133
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 11 January 2016 Last processed: Saturday 27 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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