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95/28/37 Sword, matador's, metal, maker and place unknown, 1880-1960. Click to enlarge.

Sword, matador’s, metal, maker and place unknown, 1880-1960

Straight tapering blade with [bronze] grip which is decorated with raised foliate design. Hand guard is decorated in classical motif. Grip has been joined to blade with bolts, which are loose & poorly constructed. Includes tassel of gold braid.

Summary

Object No.

95/28/37

Object Statement

Sword, matador's, metal, maker and place unknown, 1880-1960

Physical Description

Straight tapering blade with [bronze] grip which is decorated with raised foliate design. Hand guard is decorated in classical motif. Grip has been joined to blade with bolts, which are loose & poorly constructed. Includes tassel of gold braid.

Marks

No marks.

Dimensions

Height

100 mm

Depth

30 mm

History

Notes

Used by the Jandaschewsky family in the Spanish Bullfight circus act throughout their career.
The Jandaschewsky family collection was kept together by the last remaining family member, Arthur 'Jandy' Jandaschewsky. During the last years of his life 'Jandy' sold the collection to his friend John Anastasiadis. Mr Anastasiadis kept the collection for a 25 year period, having built a repository for housing and exhibiting it at his own home. In 1994 the MAAS acquired the collection from Mr Anastasiadis in order to keep it together, and in New South Wales, according to 'Jandy's' wishes.

Source

Credit Line

Purchased 1995

Acquisition Date

27 January 1995

Cite this Object

Harvard

Sword, matador's, metal, maker and place unknown, 1880-1960 2018, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 20 October 2019, <https://ma.as/147238>

Wikipedia

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