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Parrying dagger
  • Parrying dagger
  • Diego de Cuenca
  • Cuenca or Toledo, Spain
  • c. 1675
    probably c. 1675 (hilt)
    probably later than c.1675 (blade)
  • Steel and copper, chiselled, chased, etched and engraved
  • Length: 48.1 cm
    Width: 1.7 cm
    Weight: 0.62 kg
  • Inscription: 'DIDACVS ACVENCA FACIEBAT / [DIDACVS A CVENCA FACIEBAT] / HOMNI AVINCID AMOR / [OMNIA VINCIT AMOR]'
  • A826
  • European Armoury II
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