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Bettschwert: HEN.M.276-1933

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Maker(s)

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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

Components of the work

Sword composed of steel

Identification numbers

Accession number: HEN.M.276-1933
Primary reference Number: 19059
Old object number: PB 132
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 11 January 2016 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

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

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