Phoenix Metal Venetian Side Sword
Original: Venice, circa 1490

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This is a quarter hilt Venetian sword. Two distinct aspects to this design are the steel grip and a wide back-blade with double fullers down the spine. The single-edged blade, made by Del Tin Armi Antiche of Italy, is heavy and broad enough to justify classifying it as a side sword.
Overall length: 42"
Weight: 3.1 pounds
Width of guard: 9"
Width of grip: 1.25"
Blade: 35" long below finger rings; 1.375" wide tapering to .875"
Fullers: 8.5" long
Grip and pommel: 5"
Point of Balance (PoB): 6" from guard
Center of Percussion (CoP): ~24" from guard

Maker: Erik Stevenson, Phoenix Metal Creations of Colorado.
Inspired by an original located in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (Acc. No. 14.25.1169).

This item has been retired from the collection.

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