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Hunting sword: HEN.M.280-1933

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Maker(s)

Unknown (Production)

Description

Inscribed 'La prudence...'

Legal notes

J.S. Henderson Bequest

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Early 18th Century
Production date: circa AD 1700

Components of the work

Sword composed of steel

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: La prudence
  • Method of creation: Inscribed

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Identification numbers

Accession number: HEN.M.280-1933
Primary reference Number: 19067
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 3 July 2020 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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