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Credit line: Gift of John L. Severance (714)
Credit line: Gift of John L. Severance (714)
Bottle with Chrysanthemum Design
Korea, Goryeo period
1918.454CCCC0
Floral-shaped Cup Stand
Korea, Goryeo period
1918.430CCCC0
Wine Ewer with Incised Bamboo Shoot Design
Korea, Goryeo period
1928.179CCCC0
No image available
Korea, Goryeo period
1917.357.aCCCC0
No image available
Korea, Goryeo period
1917.357.bCCCC0
Go Down Death
Aaron Douglas (American, 1899-1979)
2005.181©
Breastplate from Hussar's Cuirass
Germany, Augsburg or Hungary, 16th century
1916.1521CCCC0
Wine Ewer with Incised Scroll Design
Korea, Goryeo period
1928.172CCCC0
Hauberk
Germany (?), first half 15th Century
1923.1120CCCC0
Bowl with Incised Parrot Design
Korea, Goryeo period
1918.482CCCC0
Bowl
Korea, Goryeo period
1918.455.aCCCC0
Saucer
Korea, Goryeo period
1918.455.bCCCC0
Bowl with Lotus and Child Design in Relief
Korea, Goryeo period
1918.478CCCC0
Cup with Incised Thunder Design
Korea, Goryeo period
1918.421CCCC0
Jar with Stamped Decoration
Korea, early Joseon dynasty
1921.678CCCC0
Melon-shaped Wine Ewer
Korea, Goryeo period
1928.173CCCC0
No image available
Korea, Goryeo period
1928.173.aCCCC0
No image available
Korea, Goryeo period
1928.173.bCCCC0
Wheel-Lock Hunting Pistol
South Germany, 16th century
1916.672CCCC0
Spoon with Fish-Tail Design
Korea, Goryeo period
1921.665CCCC0
Helmet
Germany, Saxony, 16th century
1916.1502CCCC0
Spoon with Fish-Tail Design
Korea, Goryeo period
1921.663CCCC0
Powder Flask
Italy, 16th century
1916.666CCCC0
Spoon with Fish-Tail Design
Korea, Goryeo period
1921.664CCCC0
Bowl with Willow and Reed Design
Korea, Goryeo period
1921.672CCCC0
No image available
Korea, Goryeo period
1928.167.aCCCC0
No image available
Korea, Goryeo period
1928.167.bCCCC0
Bowl with Floral Scroll Design in Relief
Korea, Goryeo period
1918.483CCCC0
Spoon with Fish-Tail Design
Korea, Goryeo period
1921.667CCCC0
Dish with Inlaid Plant Design
Korea, Goryeo period
1921.671CCCC0
Mirror with Scroll Design
Korea, Goryeo period
1921.659CCCC0
Spoon with Fish-Tail Design
Korea, Goryeo period
1921.666CCCC0
Spoon with Fish-Tail Design
Korea, Goryeo period
1921.668CCCC0
No image available
Korea, Goryeo period
1928.171.aCCCC0
No image available
Korea, Goryeo period
1928.171.bCCCC0
Small Sword
Germany, Passau (?), 17th century
1916.1099CCCC0
Oil Bottle with Inlaid Dots Design
Korea, Goryeo period
1928.155CCCC0
Bowl with Fish and Waves in Relief
Korea, Goryeo period
1921.642CCCC0
Cup with Inlaid Chrysanthemum Design
Korea, Goryeo period
1921.653CCCC0
Bowl with Fish and Waves in Relief
Korea, Goryeo period
1918.445CCCC0
Bottle
Korea, Goryeo period
1918.436CCCC0
Mirror
Korea, Goryeo period
1921.658CCCC0
Box and Cover with Inlaid Crane Design
Korea, Goryeo period
1918.424CCCC0
Kettle Hat (War Hat)
Italy, 15th century
1916.1919CCCC0
Wheel-Lock Rifle
Germany, Bavaria (?), 17th century
1919.65CCCC0
Bowl with  Peony Design in Relief
Korea, Goryeo period
1921.690CCCC0
Oil Bottle
Korea, Goryeo period
1928.160CCCC0
Tschinki (Wheel-Lock Hunting Rifle)
Poland, Silesia, 17th century
1916.1782CCCC0
Wine Cask with Stamped Floral Decoration
Korea, Joseon dynasty
1921.650CCCC0
Pair of Chopsticks
Korea, Goryeo period
1921.661CCCC0
Chopstick
Korea, Goryeo period
1921.661.1CCCC0
Chopstick
Korea, Goryeo period
1921.661.2CCCC0
Wine Pot with Incised Lotus Design
Korea, Goryeo period
1921.628CCCC0
Oil Bottle
Korea, Goryeo period
1921.639CCCC0
Wide-Mouthed Vase
Korea, Goryeo period
1928.176CCCC0
Oil Bottle with Scroll Design
Korea, Goryeo period
1928.162CCCC0
Saucer with Inlaid Chrysanthemum Design
Korea, Goryeo period
1918.448CCCC0
Crossbow of Elector Augustus I of Saxony
Germany, Saxony, 16th century
1916.1723.aCCCC0
Cranequin with Arms of Elector Augustus I of Saxony
Germany, Saxony, 16th century
1916.1723.bCCCC0
Gourd-shaped Wine Pot
Korea, Goryeo period
1921.632CCCC0
Dish
Korea, Goryeo period
1921.627CCCC0
Burial Urn with Stamped Design
Korea, Unified Silla period
1928.178CCCC0
Small Sword
after a design by Jean-Baptiste Oudry (French, 1686-1755)
1916.1094CCCC0
Floral-shaped Cup Stand
Korea, Goryeo period
1921.617CCCC0
Crackle-glazed Bowl
Korea, Goryeo period
1921.626CCCC0
Oil Bottle
Korea, Goryeo period
1928.153CCCC0
Floral-shaped Cup
Korea, Goryeo period
1921.616CCCC0
Pellet Crossbow
South Germany (?), 17th century
1916.1726CCCC0
Ivory Box with Scenes of Adam and Eve
Byzantium, Constantinople, Byzantine period, 11th-12th century
1924.747CCCC0
Miniature Jar
Korea, Goryeo period
1918.461CCCC0
Floral-shaped Cup Stand
Korea, Goryeo period
1918.456CCCC0
Crossbow Bolt
Germany, 16th-17th century
1916.1742CCCC0
Crossbow Bolt
Germany, 16th-17th century
1916.1758CCCC0
Wide-mouthed Bottle
Korea, Goryeo period
1918.435CCCC0
War Hat (or Kettle Hat)
workshop of Antonio Missaglia (Italian, 1416/17-1495/96)
1916.1565CCCC0
Pair of Flintlock Pistols
Italy, Brescia, 17th century
1916.52CCCC0
No image available
Italy, Brescia, 17th century
1916.52.1CCCC0
No image available
Italy, Brescia, 17th century
1916.52.2CCCC0
Çatal Hüyük (level VI B) Shrine VI B.1
Frank Stella (American, b. 1936)
2001.126©
Bill
Italy, 15th century
1916.1835CCCC0
Sword
Germany (?), 15th century
1916.1600CCCC0
Estoc
Germany, early 16th Century
1916.686CCCC0
Chanfron in Maximilian Style
Germany, Nuremberg (?), early 16th Century
1916.1845CCCC0
Demi-Chanfron
Germany, Augsburg, 16th century
1916.1526CCCC0
Barbute (from the Venetian Garrison at Chalcis)
North Italy, 14th-15th century
1923.1065CCCC0
Pricked Spur
Spain, 13th century
1916.1611CCCC0
Pricked Spur
Spain, 13th century
1916.1953CCCC0
Gothic Bevor
Spain (Hispano-Flemish), 15th century
1916.1920CCCC0
Snaphance Gunlock
Italy, Brescia (?), 17th century
1916.41CCCC0
Tilting Suit (composed)
South Germany, 16th century
1916.1511CCCC0
Jousting Glove (Main-de-Fer Gauntlet)
South Germany, 16th century
1916.1511.1CCCC0
Pommel Plates from the Garniture of Rudolf II
Anton Peffenhauser (German, 1525-1603)
1916.1888CCCC0
Pommel Plate of a Saddle (from the Garniture of Rudolf II)
Anton Peffenhauser (German, 1525-1603)
1916.1888.2CCCC0
Flintlock Pistol
Italy, Brescia, 18th century
1916.49CCCC0
Quatrilobed Plaque: The Annunciation
Spain, Catalonia?, 14th century
1922.312.1CCCC0
Quatrilobed Plaque: The Descent from the Cross
Spain, Catalonia?, 14th century
1922.312.2CCCC0
Left-Handed Dagger or "Main Gauche"
Spain (?) or Italy, (Neapolitan?), 17th century
1916.699CCCC0
Flintlock Pistol
Lazaro Lazarino (Italian) and 1 other
1916.45CCCC0
Pair of Flintlock Pistols
Franco-Flemish, Liège, early 18th century
1916.50CCCC0
Flintlock Pistol (1 of 2)
Franco-Flemish, Liège, early 18th century
1916.50.1CCCC0
Flintlock Pistol (2 of 2)
Franco-Flemish, Liège, early 18th Century
1916.50.2CCCC0
Parade Halberd
Italy, 17th century
1916.1826CCCC0
Rapier
Federico Picinino (Italian)
1916.695CCCC0
Pricked Spur
Spain, 13th century
1916.1604CCCC0
Rapier
Spain, 17th century
1916.1811CCCC0
Parrying Dagger
Italy, late 16th - early 17th Century
1916.1657CCCC0
Halberd
Germany (?), late 15th century
1916.1559CCCC0
Armet à Rondelle
Italy, Milan, 15th century
1916.1551CCCC0
Close Helmet in Maximilian Style
Germany, Nuremberg(?), 16th century
1916.1651CCCC0
Pectoral (Chest Plaque)
Intermediate Region, Panama, Conte style, 5th-10th Century
1952.459CCCC0
Dagger
Italy, early 17th Century
1916.1696CCCC0
Cup-Hilted Rapier
Italy, Milan?, 17th century
1916.706CCCC0
Powder Flask
Germany, 16th century
1916.452CCCC0
Powder Flask
Germany, 17th century
1916.57CCCC0
Basket-Hilt Broadsword ("Mortuary Sword")
Hilt: England; Blade: Germany, Solingen (?), Hilt: 17th Century; Blade: 18th Century
1916.696CCCC0
Powder Flask
Austria (?) or Germany, 16th century
1916.676CCCC0
Seven-Flanged Mace
Italy (?), 16th century
1916.1589CCCC0
Powder Flask
Austria, Tyrol, 17th century
1916.59CCCC0
Powder Flask
Germany, 17th century
1916.60CCCC0
Morion
North Italy, late 16th Century
1916.1808CCCC0
Gothic Breastplate
South Germany or Austria, Innsbruck, late 15th century
1916.1720CCCC0
Hanger (Hunting Sword)
Hilt: Italy (?); Blade: Germany, Saxony, late 16th-17th Century
1916.1629CCCC0
Halberd
Germany (?), early 16th Century
1916.1561CCCC0
Bardiche (Pole Axe)
Germany or Russia, 16th century
1916.1563CCCC0
Halberd
Switzerland, 17th century
1916.1562CCCC0
Breastplate
Germany, Nuremberg, 16th century
1916.1647CCCC0
Small Sword
England, 18th century
1916.1489CCCC0
Small Sword
France, 18th century
1916.1096CCCC0
Dagger
Italy, late 17th Century
1916.1713CCCC0
Snaphance Pistol
Spain, Ripoll, 17th century
1918.68CCCC0
Halberd
Germany, 16th century
1916.1542CCCC0
Halberd
Switzerland, late 15th Century
1916.1556CCCC0
Rapier
Clemens Horn (German, 1586-1617)
1916.697CCCC0
Pillow Sword
Italy, 17th century
1916.1495CCCC0
Executioner's Sword
Germany, late 17th Century
1916.1620CCCC0
Halberd
Switzerland, 17th century
1916.1554CCCC0
Halberd
France, early 17th century
1916.1797CCCC0
Halberd
Germany, 16th century
1916.1564CCCC0
Rapier
Germany, 17th century
1916.1498CCCC0
Powder Flask
Spain, late 18th-early 19th century
1918.66CCCC0
Bishop's Mantle (Cape)
European (German or Swiss?), early 16th century
1921.1256CCCC0
Burgonet with Hinged Cheek Pieces
North Italy, 16th century
1916.1086CCCC0
Rapier
Germany, early 17th Century
1916.1719CCCC0
Glaive (with Arms of Giustini Family)
Italy, Venice, 17th century
1916.1532CCCC0
Breast and Backplates from a Maximilian Armor
Germany, Nuremberg(?), early 16th century
1916.1640CCCC0
Breastplate in the Maximilian Style
Germany, Nuremberg(?), early 16th century
1916.1640.aCCCC0
Backplate in the Maximilian Style
Germany, Nuremberg(?), early 16th century
1916.1640.bCCCC0
Two-Handed Sword
Spain, Toledo, second half of 16th Century
1916.1509CCCC0
Gothic Breastplate
South Germany or Austria
1916.29CCCC0
Hauberk
European, 15th century
1916.1543CCCC0
Closed Sallet with Grotesque Face (Schembart visor)
Germany, Nuremberg, early 16th Century
1916.1646CCCC0
Gorget (from a funerary achievement?)
Netherlands(?), late 16th-early 17th Century
1916.1806CCCC0
Two-Handed Sword
Germany, second half 16th Century
1919.70CCCC0
Mount for Purse or Escarcelle
workshop of Diego de Çaias (Spanish, 1535-1560)
1916.1550CCCC0
Small Sword
Germany, 18th century
1916.1501CCCC0
Cross-Shaped Clock
P. Herbier (French)
1929.996CCCC0
Wheel-Lock from a Hunting Gun
Germany, 17th century
1916.39CCCC0
Court Sword
England, London or Birmingham, late 18th Century
1916.1095CCCC0
Linstock
France, 17th century
1916.1786CCCC0
Smallsword
France, Paris, 18th century
1916.1097CCCC0
Powder Flask
Johann Michael Maucher (German, 1645-1701)
1916.1887CCCC0
Close Helmet (from a funerary achievement?)
Holland (?), late 16th-early 17th Century
1916.1787CCCC0
Two-Handed Sword
Germany, second half of 16th Century
1919.68CCCC0
Cavalry Spider Helmet
France, 17th century
1921.1258CCCC0
Small Sword
France, 18th century
1916.1484CCCC0
Two-Handed Sword
Spain, Toledo (?), second half of 16th Century
1916.1507CCCC0
Powder Flask
Italy, 16th century
1918.65CCCC0
Small Sword
Netherlands, 17th century
1916.1093CCCC0
"Secrete" or Skull Cap (Hat Lining)
England (?), 17th century
1916.1895CCCC0
Two-Handed Sword with Flamboyant Blade
Germany, second half 16th Century
1919.71CCCC0
Hand-and-a-Half Sword
South Germany, early 16th Century
1921.1253CCCC0
Crossbow Bolt
Germany, 16th-17th century
1916.1757CCCC0
Small Sword
Italy, 18th century
1916.1494CCCC0
Powder Flask
Germany, late 16th Century
1916.1906CCCC0
Peaked Morion
North Italy, Milan?, 16th century
1916.1085CCCC0
Small Sword
Italy (?), early 18th Century
1916.1101CCCC0
Rondache (Round Shield)
Italy, Milan, 16th century
1916.1504CCCC0
Half-Suit of Armor for the Field
North Italy, Brescia (?), 16th century
1916.1816CCCC0
Close Helmet
North Italy, Brescia (?), 16th century
1916.1816.aCCCC0
Headdress
Bamgboye of Odo-Owa (Nigerian, c. 1895-1978)
1991.165©
Crossbow Bolt
Germany, 16th-17th century
1916.1744CCCC0
Crossbow
Germany, 15th century
1916.1725CCCC0
Crossbow Bolt
Germany, 16th-17th century
1916.1764CCCC0
Crossbow Bolt
Germany, 16th-17th century
1916.1756CCCC0
Crossbow Bolt
Germany, 16th-17th century
1916.1740CCCC0
Cranequin
Germany, Nuremberg (?), 16th century
1916.1728CCCC0
Crossbow Bolt
Germany, 16th-17th century
1916.1754CCCC0
Crossbow Bolt
Germany, 16th-17th century
1916.1760CCCC0
Crossbow Bolt
Germany, 16th-17th century
1916.1759CCCC0
Hauberk
European, 15th century
1916.1552CCCC0
Crossbow Bolt
Germany, 16th-17th century
1916.1761CCCC0
Patron (Cartridge Box)
Germany, early 17th Century
1916.1911CCCC0
Crossbow
Germany, early 17th Century
1916.1729CCCC0
Partial Suit of Armor in Maximilian Style
Germany, Nuremberg, 16th century
1916.1714CCCC0
No image available
Germany, Nuremberg, 16th century
1916.1714.aCCCC0
No image available
Germany, Nuremberg, 16th century
1916.1714.bCCCC0
No image available
Germany, Nuremberg, 16th century
1916.1714.dCCCC0
No image available
Germany, Nuremberg, 16th century
1916.1714.j©
No image available
Germany, Nuremberg, 16th century
1916.1714.kCCCC0
Pellet Crossbow for a Child
Germany, early 17th Century
1928.671CCCC0
Cross-Shaped Clock
Urban Hörle (German)
1929.997CCCC0
Crossbow Bolt
Germany, 16th-17th century
1916.1762CCCC0
Crossbow Bolt
Germany, 16th-17th century
1916.1763CCCC0
Pikeman’s Armor
Netherlands, Dutch or Flemish, 17th century
1923.1063CCCC0
No image available
Netherlands, Dutch or Flemish, 17th century
1923.1063.aCCCC0
No image available
England, Greenwich (?), 17th century
1923.1063.bCCCC0
No image available
England, Greenwich (?), 17th century
1923.1063.cCCCC0
No image available
England, Greenwich (?), 17th century
1923.1063.dCCCC0
Plaque: The Virgin and Child with Angels
France, Paris, Gothic period
1923.719CCCC0
Hunting Sword
France (blade: Germany?), 18th century
1916.1492CCCC0
View of Bordeaux, from the Quai des Chartrons
Eugène Boudin (French, 1824-1898)
1986.73CCCC0
Cup and Stand
Korea, Goryeo period
1918.433CCCC0
Close Helmet in Maximilian Style
Germany, 16th century
1916.1855CCCC0
String for Men's Hat
Korea, Joseon dynasty (1392-1910), 19th century
1921.669CCCC0
Continuous Mile
Liza Lou (American, b. 1969)
2009.2©
Hauberk
European, 15th century
1916.1817CCCC0
Plaque from a Portable Altar: Zacharias at the Altar
Germany, Rhine Valley, Cologne?, Romanesque period, 12th century
1926.212CCCC0
Gothic Backplate
Germany, late 15th Century
1916.1613CCCC0
Battle Axe
Scandinavia (?), 15th century
1916.1601CCCC0
Wheel-Lock from a Hunting Rifle
Austria, late 17th-early 18th Century
1916.1546CCCC0
Flintlock Pistol
Lazarino Cominazzo (Italian) and 1 other
1916.679.1CCCC0
Flintlock Pistol
Lazarino Cominazzo (Italian) and 1 other
1916.679.2CCCC0
Mount for the Upper Stock of a Flintlock Pistol
Italy, Brescia (?), late 17th Century
1916.56CCCC0
Gothic Breastplate
Germany, 16th century
1916.684CCCC0
Parade Sword
Italy, Ferrara, early 16th Century
1916.704CCCC0
Combined Priming Flask and Wheel-Lock Spanner
Germany or Austria, first half of 17th Century
1916.43CCCC0
Trigger Guard for a Pistol
Italy, Brescia (?), late 17th Century
1916.55CCCC0
Rapier
Germany, Solingen, early 17th Century
1916.702CCCC0
Wheel-Lock from a Hunting Rifle
Germany, Munich, 18th century
1916.40CCCC0
Spanner for a Wheel-Lock Gun
Germany, 17th century
1916.669CCCC0
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
Water Ewer for Rituals (Kundika) with Incised Parrot Design
Korea, Goryeo period
1921.631Stoneware with celadon glaze, incised and carved decorationOverall: 35.3 cm (13 7/8 in.)Gift of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Prunus Vase with Inlaid Lotus and Reed Design
Korea, Goryeo period
1918.472Celadon ware with inlaid white and black slip decorationOverall: 33 cm (13 in.)Gift of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Bottle with Chrysanthemum Design
Korea, Goryeo period
1918.454Celadon ware with inlaid white and black slip decorationDiameter: 14.7 cm (5 13/16 in.); Overall: 40.4 cm (15 7/8 in.)Gift of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Eight-foiled Mirror with Flower and Phoenix Design
Korea, Goryeo period
1921.660BronzeOverall: 13.4 x 0.5 cm (5 1/4 x 3/16 in.)Gift of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Floral-shaped Cup Stand
Korea, Goryeo period
1918.430CeladonDiameter of rim: 13.9 cm (5 1/2 in.); Overall: 5.6 cm (2 3/16 in.)Gift of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Floral-shaped Cup with Incised Chrysanthemum Design
Korea, Goryeo period
1918.427CeladonDiameter of mouth: 7.1 cm (2 13/16 in.); Overall: 6.9 cm (2 11/16 in.)Gift of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Wine Ewer with Incised Bamboo Shoot Design
Korea, Goryeo period
1928.179Celadon ware with incised decorationDiameter: 14.7 cm (5 13/16 in.); Overall: 18.2 cm (7 3/16 in.)Gift of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Long-necked Bottle with Incised Floral Design
1921.622Celadon ware with incised and carved decorationOverall: 32.2 cm (12 11/16 in.); Outer diameter: 18.4 cm (7 1/4 in.)Gift of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Pitcher with Inlaid Chrysanthemum and Peony Design
Korea, Goryeo period
1917.357Celadon ware with inlaid white and black slip decorationHeight with lid: 20.6 cm (8 1/8 in.); Outer diameter: 15 cm (5 7/8 in.)Gift of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Go Down Death
Aaron Douglas (American, 1899-1979)
2005.181Oil on MasoniteFramed: 124.5 x 94 x 3.8 cm (49 x 37 x 1 1/2 in.); Unframed: 121.9 x 91.5 cm (48 x 36 in.)John L. Severance Fund and Gift of Prof. and Mrs. David C. Driskell©
Prunus Vase with Inlaid Clouds and Flying Cranes Design
Korea, Goryeo period
1921.634Celadon ware with inlaid white and black slip decorationOuter diameter: 20.4 cm (8 1/16 in.); Overall: 37 cm (14 9/16 in.)Gift of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Breastplate from Hussar's Cuirass
Germany, Augsburg or Hungary, 16th century
1916.1521Steel (originally blued, now russet), etched and gilded strapwork bands;Overall: 42.3 x 35 cm (16 5/8 x 13 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Pitcher with Inlaid Figure and Willow Design
Korea, Goryeo period
1917.356Celadon ware with inlaid white and black slip decorationDiameter: 14.3 cm (5 5/8 in.); Overall: 20.4 cm (8 1/16 in.)Gift of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Wine Ewer with Incised Scroll Design
Korea, Goryeo period
1928.172Celadon with incised and carved designOuter diameter: 7.2 cm (2 13/16 in.); Overall: 4.2 cm (1 5/8 in.)Gift of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Hauberk
Germany (?), first half 15th Century
1923.1120Steel and brass rings, riveted with modern buckles and strapsOverall: 76.2 cm (30 in.); Sleeves: 43.2 cm (17 in.)Gift of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Bowl with Incised Parrot Design
Korea, Goryeo period
1918.482Celadon ware with incised decorationDiameter of mouth: 10.9 cm (4 5/16 in.); Overall: 6 cm (2 3/8 in.)Gift of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Bowl and Saucer with Incised Lotus and Peony Design
Korea, Goryeo period
1918.455PotteryDiameter: 17.9 cm (7 1/16 in.); Overall: 9 cm (3 9/16 in.)Gift of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Bowl with Lotus and Child Design in Relief
Korea, Goryeo period
1918.478PotteryDiameter of mouth: 19.9 cm (7 13/16 in.); Overall: 6.5 cm (2 9/16 in.)Gift of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Bowl with Inlaid Chrysanthemum and Peony Design
Korea, Goryeo period
1921.685PotteryDiameter: 19.5 cm (7 11/16 in.); Overall: 8.3 cm (3 1/4 in.)Gift of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Cup with Incised Thunder Design
Korea, Goryeo period
1918.421CeladonDiameter of mouth: 8.6 cm (3 3/8 in.); Overall: 9.9 cm (3 7/8 in.)Gift of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Jar with Stamped Decoration
Korea, early Joseon dynasty
1921.678Stoneware with incised design, white slip, and overglazeOuter diameter: 14 cm (5 1/2 in.); Overall: 9.1 cm (3 9/16 in.)Gift of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Melon-shaped Wine Ewer
Korea, Goryeo period
1928.173CeladonOuter diameter: 6.7 cm (2 5/8 in.); height with lid: 9 cm (3 9/16 in.)Gift of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Wheel-Lock Hunting Pistol
South Germany, 16th century
1916.672Steel, walnut stock with engraved stag horn; ball buttOverall: 54.6 cm (21 1/2 in.); Barrel: 31.8 cm (12 1/2 in.); Bore: 1.4 cm (9/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Spoon with Fish-Tail Design
Korea, Goryeo period
1921.665BronzeOverall: 27.1 cm (10 11/16 in.)Gift of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Bowl with Inlaid Chrysanthemum and Lychee Design
Korea, Goryeo period
1918.459PotteryDiameter of mouth: 20.5 cm (8 1/16 in.); Overall: 8.6 cm (3 3/8 in.)Gift of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Helmet
Germany, Saxony, 16th century
1916.1502SteelOverall: 34.5 x 32 x 22 cm (13 9/16 x 12 5/8 x 8 11/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Two-Handed Sword of the State Guard of Julius of Brunswick-Lunüneburg
Germany, Brunswick, 16th century
1916.1508Steel, leather and wire bound gripOverall: 186.1 cm (73 1/4 in.); Blade: 132.1 cm (52 in.); Quillions: 51.4 cm (20 1/4 in.); Grip: 45.7 cm (18 in.); Ricasso: 25.1 cm (9 7/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Spoon with Fish-Tail Design
Korea, Goryeo period
1921.663BronzeOverall: 26 cm (10 1/4 in.)Gift of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Powder Flask
Italy, 16th century
1916.666Gilt brass over fabric covered woodOverall: 19.4 x 12.7 cm (7 5/8 x 5 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Spoon with Fish-Tail Design
Korea, Goryeo period
1921.664BronzeOverall: 28.5 cm (11 1/4 in.)Gift of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Bowl with Willow and Reed Design
Korea, Goryeo period
1921.672PotteryDiameter: 19.1 cm (7 1/2 in.); Overall: 8.1 cm (3 3/16 in.)Gift of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Box and Cover with Inlaid Chrysanthemum and Scroll Design
Korea, Goryeo period
1928.167Inlaid celadon wareBody: 2.2 x 7.5 cm (7/8 x 2 15/16 in.); Overall: 3.9 cm (1 9/16 in.)Gift of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Bowl with Floral Scroll Design in Relief
Korea, Goryeo period
1918.483PotteryDiameter of mouth: 17.1 cm (6 3/4 in.); Overall: 5.4 cm (2 1/8 in.)Gift of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Spoon with Fish-Tail Design
Korea, Goryeo period
1921.667BronzeOverall: 28.4 cm (11 3/16 in.)Gift of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Bowl with Flowering Vines Design in Relief
Korea, Goryeo period
1928.175Celadon wareDiameter of mouth: 10.9 cm (4 5/16 in.); Overall: 7.6 cm (3 in.)Gift of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Bowl with Inlaid Waterfowl, Willow, and  Reed Design
Korea, Goryeo period
1918.458Celadon with inlaid designDiameter of mouth: 19.7 cm (7 3/4 in.); Overall: 9.1 cm (3 9/16 in.)Gift of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Dish with Inlaid Plant Design
Korea, Goryeo period
1921.671Celadon with inlaid designOverall: 6.7 cm (2 5/8 in.)Gift of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Mirror with Scroll Design
Korea, Goryeo period
1921.659BronzeOverall: 13.7 x 0.3 cm (5 3/8 x 1/8 in.)Gift of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Box and Cover with Inlaid Chrysanthemum and Insect Design
Korea, Goryeo period
1928.165Celadon with inlaid designBody: 2.2 x 8.7 cm (7/8 x 3 7/16 in.); Overall: 3.7 cm (1 7/16 in.)Gift of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Spoon with Fish-Tail Design
Korea, Goryeo period
1921.666BronzeOverall: 26.5 cm (10 7/16 in.)Gift of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Spoon with Fish-Tail Design
Korea, Goryeo period
1921.668BronzeOverall: 22.7 cm (8 15/16 in.)Gift of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Box and Cover with Inlaid Chrysanthemum and Scroll Design
Korea, Goryeo period
1921.635PotteryGift of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Floral-shaped Cup and Saucer with Inlaid Chrysanthemum Design
Korea, Goryeo period
1928.171Celadon ware with inlaid white and black slip decorationDiameter of mouth: 7.9 cm (3 1/8 in.); Overall: 11.5 cm (4 1/2 in.)Gift of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Bowl with Inlaid Cranes and Clouds Design
Korea, Goryeo period
1921.629PotteryDiameter of mouth: 19.7 cm (7 3/4 in.); Overall: 8.2 cm (3 1/4 in.)Gift of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Box and Cover with Chrysanthemum  and Scroll Design
Korea, Goryeo period
1928.169Inlaid celadon wareOverall: 2.8 cm (1 1/8 in.)Gift of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Small Sword
Germany, Passau (?), 17th century
1916.1099Steel, wood, steel wire, copper, chiseled shell guard; blade: blued, gilded, pierced and engravedOverall: 104.5 cm (41 1/8 in.); Blade: 86 cm (33 7/8 in.); Guard: 7.6 cm (3 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Oil Bottle with Inlaid Dots Design
Korea, Goryeo period
1928.155Inlaid celadon ware (Mishima ware)Outer diameter: 8.3 cm (3 1/4 in.); Overall: 5.5 cm (2 3/16 in.)Gift of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Bowl with Fish and Waves in Relief
Korea, Goryeo period
1921.642PotteryDiameter of base: 3.8 cm (1 1/2 in.); Overall: 6.9 x 16.1 cm (2 11/16 x 6 5/16 in.)Gift of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Cup with Inlaid Chrysanthemum Design
Korea, Goryeo period
1921.653PotteryDiameter of mouth: 6.9 cm (2 11/16 in.); Overall: 7.9 cm (3 1/8 in.)Gift of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Bowl with Fish and Waves in Relief
Korea, Goryeo period
1918.445CeladonOverall: 6.3 cm (2 1/2 in.)Gift of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Bottle
Korea, Goryeo period
1918.436CeladonOverall: 27.7 cm (10 7/8 in.)Gift of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Mirror
Korea, Goryeo period
1921.658BronzeDiameter: 9.6 cm (3 3/4 in.)Gift of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Box and Cover with Inlaid Chrysanthemum Design
Korea, Goryeo period
1918.423CeladonDiameter: 9.1 cm (3 9/16 in.); Overall: 4.2 cm (1 5/8 in.)Gift of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Box and Cover with Inlaid Crane Design
Korea, Goryeo period
1918.424CeladonDiameter: 3.7 cm (1 7/16 in.); Overall: 2.6 cm (1 in.)Gift of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Kettle Hat (War Hat)
Italy, 15th century
1916.1919SteelOverall: 30.3 x 25.9 x 17.5 cm (11 15/16 x 10 3/16 x 6 7/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Wheel-Lock Rifle
Germany, Bavaria (?), 17th century
1919.65Steel, brass, walnut stock inlaid with bone, horn and ivoryOverall: 77.5 cm (30 1/2 in.); Butt: 7 cm (2 3/4 in.); Barrel: 49.8 cm (19 5/8 in.); Bore: 1.5 cm (9/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Bowl with  Peony Design in Relief
Korea, Goryeo period
1921.690PotteryDiameter of mouth: 18.1 cm (7 1/8 in.); Overall: 8.3 cm (3 1/4 in.)Gift of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Oil Bottle
Korea, Goryeo period
1928.160Painted celadon (Mishima ware)Outer diameter: 7.9 cm (3 1/8 in.); Overall: 5 cm (1 15/16 in.)Gift of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Vase with Inlaid Lotus, Plum, and Bamboo Design
Korea, Goryeo period
1918.471Celadon with inlaid designOverall: 30.3 cm (11 15/16 in.)Gift of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Tschinki (Wheel-Lock Hunting Rifle)
Poland, Silesia, 17th century
1916.1782Steel with traces gilding; walnut stock inlaid with bone, stag horn, mother-of-pearlOverall: 122.9 cm (48 3/8 in.); Butt: 9.6 cm (3 3/4 in.); Barrel: 94.9 cm (37 3/8 in.); Bore: 1.3 cm (1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Wine Cask with Stamped Floral Decoration
Korea, Joseon dynasty
1921.650PotteryOuter diameter: 14.9 cm (5 7/8 in.); Overall: 19.8 cm (7 13/16 in.)Gift of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Pair of Chopsticks
Korea, Goryeo period
1921.661BronzeOverall: 24.5 cm (9 5/8 in.)Gift of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Wine Pot with Incised Lotus Design
Korea, Goryeo period
1921.628Celadon ware with incised and carved decorationOverall: 22.4 cm (8 13/16 in.)Gift of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Plaque with Inlaid Peony and Chrysanthemum Design
Korea, Goryeo period
1918.490Celadon with inlaid decorationOverall: 19.1 x 25.4 x 0.3 cm (7 1/2 x 10 x 1/8 in.)Gift of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Oil Bottle
Korea, Goryeo period
1921.639PotteryDiameter: 7.9 cm (3 1/8 in.); Overall: 5.4 cm (2 1/8 in.)Gift of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Wide-Mouthed Vase
Korea, Goryeo period
1928.176Porcelaneous ware with celadon glaze and fluted and incised decorationOuter diameter: 14.5 cm (5 11/16 in.); Overall: 25.2 cm (9 15/16 in.)Gift of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Oil Bottle with Scroll Design
Korea, Goryeo period
1928.162Celadon wareOuter diameter: 7.4 cm (2 15/16 in.); Overall: 4.2 cm (1 5/8 in.)Gift of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Saucer with Inlaid Chrysanthemum Design
Korea, Goryeo period
1918.448PotteryDiameter of mouth: 13.5 cm (5 5/16 in.); Overall: 3.8 cm (1 1/2 in.)Gift of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Crossbow and Cranequin of Elector Augustus I of Saxony
Germany, Saxony, 16th century
1916.1723Wood (walnut?), bone veneers, flax cord, steel (etched, traces of gilding). woolen pompoms, stock decorated wih inlaid trophies of armsBow: 58.5 cm (23 1/16 in.); Butt: 5.7 cm (2 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Gourd-shaped Wine Pot
Korea, Goryeo period
1921.632PotteryHeight with lid: 26.7 cm (10 1/2 in.)Gift of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Dish
Korea, Goryeo period
1921.627PotteryDiameter: 18.3 cm (7 3/16 in.); Overall: 4.5 cm (1 3/4 in.)Gift of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Prunus Vase with Incised Peony Design
Korea, Goryeo period
1921.645PotteryOverall: 31.5 cm (12 3/8 in.)Gift of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Burial Urn with Stamped Design
Korea, Unified Silla period
1928.178Stoneware with stamped designs under olive-green glazeOverall: 8.1 cm (3 3/16 in.); Body: 4.4 x 10.7 cm (1 3/4 x 4 3/16 in.)Gift of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Small Sword
after a design by Jean-Baptiste Oudry (French, 1686-1755)
1916.1094Steel, gilt and russeted, copper, woodOverall: 105.4 cm (41 1/2 in.); Blade: 87.9 cm (34 5/8 in.); Guard: 7.9 cm (3 1/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Wine Flask with Incised and Sgraffito Peony Design
Korea, Joseon dynasty
1921.649Stoneware with incised design (Buncheong ware)Overall: 22.6 cm (8 7/8 in.)Gift of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Wine Pot with Incised Chrysanthemum Design
Korea, Goryeo period
1921.633PotteryGift of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Floral-shaped Cup Stand
Korea, Goryeo period
1921.617PotteryDiameter: 15.8 cm (6 1/4 in.); Overall: 4.9 cm (1 15/16 in.)Gift of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Crackle-glazed Bowl
Korea, Goryeo period
1921.626PotteryDiameter of base: 5.5 cm (2 3/16 in.); Overall: 4.2 cm (1 5/8 in.)Gift of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Oil Bottle
Korea, Goryeo period
1928.153Celadon wareOuter diameter: 7.4 cm (2 15/16 in.); Overall: 4.6 cm (1 13/16 in.)Gift of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Floral-shaped Cup
Korea, Goryeo period
1921.616PotteryDiameter of base: 3.8 cm (1 1/2 in.); Overall: 5.8 cm (2 5/16 in.)Gift of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Pellet Crossbow
South Germany (?), 17th century
1916.1726Wood, inlaid with stag horn; flax cord; steel with traces of paint and gildingOverall: 82.6 cm (32 1/2 in.); Bow: 59.4 cm (23 3/8 in.); Butt: 9.5 cm (3 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Ivory Box with Scenes of Adam and Eve
Byzantium, Constantinople, Byzantine period, 11th-12th century
1924.747Ivory, woodOverall: 14.3 x 46.7 x 20.3 cm (5 5/8 x 18 3/8 x 8 in.)Gift of W. G. Mather, F. F. Prentiss, John L. Severance, J. H. WadeCCCC0
Miniature Jar
Korea, Goryeo period
1918.461CeladonOverall: 11.4 cm (4 1/2 in.)Gift of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Melon-shaped Ewer with Incised Peony Design
Korea, Goryeo period
1921.618PotteryVessel only: 18.3 cm (7 3/16 in.)Gift of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Floral-shaped Cup Stand
Korea, Goryeo period
1918.456PotteryOuter diameter: 16.9 cm (6 5/8 in.); Overall: 6.2 cm (2 7/16 in.)Gift of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Crossbow Bolt
Germany, 16th-17th century
1916.1742Wood, leather, steelAverage: 37.2 cm (14 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Melon-shaped Wine Ewer with Incised Chrysanthemum Design
Korea, Goryeo period
1921.623PotteryVessel only: 17.8 cm (7 in.)Gift of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Crossbow Bolt
Germany, 16th-17th century
1916.1758Wood, leather, steelOverall: 37.2 cm (14 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Wide-mouthed Bottle
Korea, Goryeo period
1918.435CeladonOverall: 28.3 cm (11 1/8 in.); Outer diameter: 15.5 cm (6 1/8 in.)Gift of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
War Hat (or Kettle Hat)
workshop of Antonio Missaglia (Italian, 1416/17-1495/96)
1916.1565SteelOverall: 36 x 22 x 26.6 cm (14 3/16 x 8 11/16 x 10 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Pair of Flintlock Pistols
Italy, Brescia, 17th century
1916.52Steel, chiseled decoration with walnut stockOverall: 45.1 cm (17 3/4 in.); Barrel: 27.6 cm (10 7/8 in.); Bore: 1.3 cm (1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Çatal Hüyük (level VI B) Shrine VI B.1
Frank Stella (American, b. 1936)
2001.126Aluminum pipe and cast aluminumOverall: 246.3 x 322.4 x 231 cm (96 15/16 x 126 15/16 x 90 15/16 in.)Gift of Agnes Gund and Daniel Shapiro and John L. Severance Fund©
Bill
Italy, 15th century
1916.1835Steel, wood haftOverall: 184.8 cm (72 3/4 in.); Blade: 11.4 cm (4 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Sword
Germany (?), 15th century
1916.1600Steel; wood and leather gripOverall: 104.2 cm (41 in.); Blade: 87.3 cm (34 3/8 in.); Quillions: 20.3 cm (8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Estoc
Germany, early 16th Century
1916.686Steel, wood and leatherOverall: 156.6 cm (61 5/8 in.); Blade: 125.3 cm (49 5/16 in.); Quillions: 26.2 cm (10 5/16 in.); Grip: 30 cm (11 13/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Chanfron in Maximilian Style
Germany, Nuremberg (?), early 16th Century
1916.1845SteelOverall: 59.2 x 33.2 x 10.1 cm (23 5/16 x 13 1/16 x 4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Demi-Chanfron
Germany, Augsburg, 16th century
1916.1526Steel, etched and gilded; leatherOverall: 6.8 x 24.5 cm (2 11/16 x 9 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Barbute (from the Venetian Garrison at Chalcis)
North Italy, 14th-15th century
1923.1065IronOverall: 29 x 21 x 25 cm (11 7/16 x 8 1/4 x 9 13/16 in.); Sleeves: 43.2 cm (17 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Pricked Spur
Spain, 13th century
1916.1611SteelOverall: 11.1 x 7.7 cm (4 3/8 x 3 1/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Morion of the State Guard of Elector Christian I of Saxony
Germany, Nuremberg, 16th century
1916.1516Russet steel, etched and gildedOverall: 33.3 x 27 x 23.5 cm (13 1/8 x 10 5/8 x 9 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Pricked Spur
Spain, 13th century
1916.1953SteelOverall: 19 x 8.4 cm (7 1/2 x 3 5/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Gothic Bevor
Spain (Hispano-Flemish), 15th century
1916.1920SteelOverall: 27.4 x 16.3 cm (10 13/16 x 6 7/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Parade Halberd (from the state guard of Elector Christian I of Saxony [...
Germany, Saxony, late 16th Century
1916.1819Steel, gilt and etched; round wood haftOverall: 238.2 cm (93 3/4 in.); Blade: 30.5 cm (12 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Snaphance Gunlock
Italy, Brescia (?), 17th century
1916.41Steel, chiseledOverall: 14 x 7.3 cm (5 1/2 x 2 7/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Tilting Suit (composed)
South Germany, 16th century
1916.1511Steel, leather straps, brass rivetsGift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Pommel Plates from the Garniture of Rudolf II
Anton Peffenhauser (German, 1525-1603)
1916.1888Blued, etched, and gilded steelGift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Flintlock Pistol
Italy, Brescia, 18th century
1916.49Steel, walnut and bone stockOverall: 48.3 cm (19 in.); Barrel: 31.5 cm (12 3/8 in.); Bore: 1.9 cm (3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Quatrilobed Plaque (pair): The Annunciation and The Descent from the Cross
Spain, Catalonia?, 14th century
1922.312Translucent enamel (basse-taille) on silverOverall: 8.3 x 8.3 cm (3 1/4 x 3 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Left-Handed Dagger or "Main Gauche"
Spain (?) or Italy, (Neapolitan?), 17th century
1916.699Steel, pierced and chiseledOverall: 57.2 cm (22 1/2 in.); Blade: 44.4 cm (17 1/2 in.); Quillions: 25.4 cm (10 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Flintlock Pistol
Lazaro Lazarino (Italian) and 1 other
1916.45Steel with traces of gilding; walnut stockOverall: 24.5 cm (9 5/8 in.); Barrel: 12.7 cm (5 in.); Bore: 1.2 cm (1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Pair of Flintlock Pistols
Franco-Flemish, Liège, early 18th century
1916.50Steel with gold inlay, gilt-brass mounts; walnut burl stock; chiseled high-relief decorationOverall: 49.5 cm (19 1/2 in.); Barrel: 32.1 cm (12 5/8 in.); Bore: 1.5 cm (9/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Parade Halberd
Italy, 17th century
1916.1826Steel, engraved; rectangular wood haft with planed cornersOverall: 252 cm (99 3/16 in.); Blade: 65.6 cm (25 13/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Rapier
Federico Picinino (Italian)
1916.695Steel; hilt russeted; wire gripOverall: 144.8 cm (57 in.); Quillions: 22.5 cm (8 7/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Pricked Spur
Spain, 13th century
1916.1604SteelOverall: 14.9 x 7.9 cm (5 7/8 x 3 1/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Rapier
Spain, 17th century
1916.1811Steel, pierced and chiseled, leather and wood gripDiameter: 13 cm (5 1/8 in.); Overall: 105.6 cm (41 9/16 in.); Blade: 99.5 cm (39 3/16 in.); Quillions: 29.6 cm (11 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Parrying Dagger
Italy, late 16th - early 17th Century
1916.1657Steel, copper wireOverall: 26.5 cm (10 7/16 in.); Blade: 17.2 cm (6 3/4 in.); Quillions: 8.4 cm (3 5/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Halberd
Germany (?), late 15th century
1916.1559Steel, pierced circular holes; wood haftOverall: 230.7 cm (90 13/16 in.); Blade: 21.9 cm (8 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Armet à Rondelle
Italy, Milan, 15th century
1916.1551SteelOverall: 28.6 x 32.4 x 20.3 cm (11 1/4 x 12 3/4 x 8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Close Helmet in Maximilian Style
Germany, Nuremberg(?), 16th century
1916.1651Steel, brass rivetsOverall: 29.2 x 34.9 x 23.5 cm (11 1/2 x 13 3/4 x 9 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Pectoral (Chest Plaque)
Intermediate Region, Panama, Conte style, 5th-10th Century
1952.459Gold alloyOverall: 25.1 x 26.7 cm (9 7/8 x 10 1/2 in.)Gift of Mrs. R. Henry Norweb, Mrs. Albert S. Ingalls, with additions from the John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Dagger
Italy, early 17th Century
1916.1696Steel and horn (associated grip and blade)Overall: 27.6 cm (10 7/8 in.); Blade: 19.1 cm (7 1/2 in.); Quillions: 4 cm (1 9/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Cup-Hilted Rapier
Italy, Milan?, 17th century
1916.706Steel, pierced, chased and chiseled; wire ferrules on leather-covered wood gripOverall: 123.2 cm (48 1/2 in.); Blade: 100.9 cm (39 3/4 in.); Quillions: 25.2 cm (9 15/16 in.); Grip: 11.8 cm (4 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Powder Flask
Germany, 16th century
1916.452Staghorn (two branches) carved with relief scene of Judith and Holofernes; mounts missingOverall: 15.9 x 12.1 cm (6 1/4 x 4 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Powder Flask
Germany, 17th century
1916.57Walnut inlaid with horn in concentric circles; turned bone funnel with brass spring cap; iron suspension loopsDiameter: 12.1 cm (4 3/4 in.); Overall: 15.9 cm (6 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Basket-Hilt Broadsword ("Mortuary Sword")
Hilt: England; Blade: Germany, Solingen (?), Hilt: 17th Century; Blade: 18th Century
1916.696Steel, chiseled; inlaid gilt- silver foil; wood and wire gripOverall: 101.6 cm (40 in.); Blade: 85.2 cm (33 9/16 in.); Hilt: 13 cm (5 1/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Powder Flask
Austria (?) or Germany, 16th century
1916.676Staghorn (two branches) with carved relief scene of the Judgement of Paris, mounts missingOverall: 17.8 x 13.4 cm (7 x 5 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Seven-Flanged Mace
Italy (?), 16th century
1916.1589Gilded russet steel; with chiseled foliate decorationOverall: 64.5 cm (25 3/8 in.); Head: 11.4 cm (4 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Powder Flask
Austria, Tyrol, 17th century
1916.59Horn, engravedOverall: 21.3 x 20 cm (8 3/8 x 7 7/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Powder Flask
Germany, 17th century
1916.60Walnut inlaid with ivory decoration; turned steel funnel with spring capDiameter: 12.1 cm (4 3/4 in.); Overall: 17.2 cm (6 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Morion
North Italy, late 16th Century
1916.1808Steel with etched floral motif and medallion (on comb) with boar under oak treeOverall: 39 x 23.5 x 33 cm (15 3/8 x 9 1/4 x 13 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Gothic Breastplate
South Germany or Austria, Innsbruck, late 15th century
1916.1720SteelOverall: 53.2 x 35.2 x 16.3 cm (20 15/16 x 13 7/8 x 6 7/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Hanger (Hunting Sword)
Hilt: Italy (?); Blade: Germany, Saxony, late 16th-17th Century
1916.1629Steel; gold and silver damascened hiltOverall: 73 cm (28 3/4 in.); Blade: 57.7 cm (22 11/16 in.); Quillions: 17.5 cm (6 7/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Halberd
Germany (?), early 16th Century
1916.1561Steel, quatrefoil piercing; wood haft (rectangular with planed corners)Overall: 217.4 cm (85 9/16 in.); Blade: 21.9 cm (8 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Close Helmet (from a Small Garniture, perhaps for Siegmund Friedrich,...
Germany, Augsburg (?), 16th century
1916.1531Steel, etched and gilded, brass rivetsOverall: 40 x 35.5 x 23 cm (15 3/4 x 14 x 9 1/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Bardiche (Pole Axe)
Germany or Russia, 16th century
1916.1563Steel, leather, brass; wood haftOverall: 178.5 cm (70 1/4 in.); Blade: 14.2 cm (5 9/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
"Waistcoat" Cuirass (Combined Breast and Backplates)
North Italy, 16th century
1916.1721Steel; brass rivets simulating buttonsOverall: 47.6 x 29.6 x 25.7 cm (18 3/4 x 11 5/8 x 10 1/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Halberd
Switzerland, 17th century
1916.1562Steel; new rectangular wood haft with planed cornersOverall: 159.7 cm (62 7/8 in.); Blade: 18.5 cm (7 5/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Breastplate
Germany, Nuremberg, 16th century
1916.1647Steel with etched figure kneeling before CrucifixionOverall: 31.3 x 35 x 20 cm (12 5/16 x 13 3/4 x 7 7/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Small Sword
England, 18th century
1916.1489Steel; piercing; perforationOverall: 97 cm (38 3/16 in.); Blade: 80.5 cm (31 11/16 in.); Grip: 12.6 cm (4 15/16 in.); Guard: 7.7 cm (3 1/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Small Sword
France, 18th century
1916.1096Steel, copper alloy inlays; wood grip with steel wireOverall: 90.7 cm (35 11/16 in.); Blade: 77.2 cm (30 3/8 in.); Quillions: 8.6 cm (3 3/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Dagger
Italy, late 17th Century
1916.1713Steel and ivoryOverall: 30.2 cm (11 7/8 in.); Blade: 20.3 cm (8 in.); Quillions: 6.4 cm (2 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Snaphance Pistol
Spain, Ripoll, 17th century
1918.68Steel, ebony with silver inlayOverall: 29.5 cm (11 5/8 in.); Barrel: 20 cm (7 7/8 in.); Bore: 1.5 cm (9/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Halberd
Germany, 16th century
1916.1542Steel, with pierced trefoils; wood haft (rectangular with planed corners)Overall: 200.7 cm (79 in.); Blade: 25.4 cm (10 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Halberd
Switzerland, late 15th Century
1916.1556Steel; wood haft (rectangular with planed corners)Overall: 205.7 cm (81 in.); Blade: 20.3 cm (8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Rapier
Clemens Horn (German, 1586-1617)
1916.697Steel, blued and gildedOverall: 111.1 cm (43 3/4 in.); Blade: 89.2 cm (35 1/8 in.); Quillions: 21.3 cm (8 3/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Pillow Sword
Italy, 17th century
1916.1495Steel, pierced; leather and woodOverall: 93 cm (36 5/8 in.); Blade: 77.8 cm (30 5/8 in.); Quillions: 9.5 cm (3 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Executioner's Sword
Germany, late 17th Century
1916.1620Steel, wood, brass and copper wireOverall: 108.9 cm (42 7/8 in.); Blade: 85.7 cm (33 3/4 in.); Quillions: 22.5 cm (8 7/8 in.); Grip: 15 cm (5 7/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Halberd
Switzerland, 17th century
1916.1554Steel; rectangular wood haft with planed cornersOverall: 160 cm (63 in.); Blade: 19.3 cm (7 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Halberd
France, early 17th century
1916.1797Steel, pierced; appliqué masks in brass; octagonal wood haft with studs and leather strapsOverall: 239 cm (94 1/8 in.); Blade: 48 cm (18 7/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Halberd
Germany, 16th century
1916.1564Steel, pierced quatrefoil; rectangular wood haft with planed cornersOverall: 182.3 cm (71 3/4 in.); Blade: 24.2 cm (9 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Rapier
Germany, 17th century
1916.1498Steel; blued, gilded, and perforated bladeOverall: 100.3 cm (39 1/2 in.); Blade: 86.5 cm (34 1/16 in.); Quillions: 13 cm (5 1/8 in.); Grip: 12.3 cm (4 13/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Powder Flask
Spain, late 18th-early 19th century
1918.66Cowhorn, incisedDiameter: 8.8 cm (3 7/16 in.); Overall: 26.4 cm (10 3/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Bishop's Mantle (Cape)
European (German or Swiss?), early 16th century
1921.1256Riveted steel (some brass) rings; reinforced collarOverall (display): 55.9 x 53.3 x 27.9 cm (22 x 21 x 11 in.); Laid flat: 95.8 cm (37 11/16 in.); Diameter: 1 cm (3/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Burgonet with Hinged Cheek Pieces
North Italy, 16th century
1916.1086Steel with brass rivets, roped edges terminating in decorative spiral; fragments of leather linerOverall: 37 x 31.2 x 19.2 cm (14 9/16 x 12 5/16 x 7 9/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Rapier
Germany, early 17th Century
1916.1719Steel; hilt of deeply blued steel; woodOverall: 125.2 cm (49 5/16 in.); Blade: 110 cm (43 5/16 in.); Quillions: 25 cm (9 13/16 in.); Grip: 13.5 cm (5 5/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Glaive (with Arms of Giustini Family)
Italy, Venice, 17th century
1916.1532Steel, etched; wood haftOverall: 184.5 cm (72 5/8 in.); Blade: 15.2 cm (6 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Breast and Backplates from a Maximilian Armor
Germany, Nuremberg(?), early 16th century
1916.1640Steel, brass rivetsGift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Two-Handed Sword
Spain, Toledo, second half of 16th Century
1916.1509Steel, wood and leather grip; fluted pommelOverall: 168.3 cm (66 1/4 in.); Blade: 126.4 cm (49 3/4 in.); Quillions: 35.2 cm (13 7/8 in.); Grip: 41.3 cm (16 1/4 in.); Ricasso: 20.3 cm (8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Gothic Breastplate
South Germany or Austria
1916.29SteelOverall: 50.5 x 35.8 x 15.8 cm (19 7/8 x 14 1/8 x 6 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Hauberk
European, 15th century
1916.1543Riveted steel ringsOverall: 121.3 x 85.7 cm (47 3/4 x 33 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Closed Sallet with Grotesque Face (Schembart visor)
Germany, Nuremberg, early 16th Century
1916.1646Painted steelOverall: 27.3 x 25.7 x 22.2 cm (10 3/4 x 10 1/8 x 8 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Gorget (from a funerary achievement?)
Netherlands(?), late 16th-early 17th Century
1916.1806Gilded steel (invaded with rust); red velvet lining, plume holderOverall: 32.4 x 24.8 x 19.1 cm (12 3/4 x 9 3/4 x 7 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Two-Handed Sword
Germany, second half 16th Century
1919.70Steel, leather and wood grip, bronze pommelOverall: 170.5 cm (67 1/8 in.); Blade: 125.6 cm (49 7/16 in.); Quillions: 53.7 cm (21 1/8 in.); Grip: 43.2 cm (17 in.); Ricasso: 34.7 cm (13 11/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Mount for Purse or Escarcelle
workshop of Diego de Çaias (Spanish, 1535-1560)
1916.1550Steel with gold inlayOverall: 19 x 13.9 cm (7 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Small Sword
Germany, 18th century
1916.1501Steel, gilt-brass, porcelain gripOverall: 90.5 cm (35 5/8 in.); Blade: 76.9 cm (30 1/4 in.); Grip: 11.3 cm (4 7/16 in.); Hilt: 8.3 cm (3 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Cross-Shaped Clock
P. Herbier (French)
1929.996Enameled gold, rock crystal, and a pearlOverall: 5.8 x 3.3 x 1.3 cm (2 5/16 x 1 5/16 x 1/2 in.)Gift of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Wheel-Lock from a Hunting Gun
Germany, 17th century
1916.39Steel, engravedOverall: 22.7 x 16.5 x 5.8 cm (8 15/16 x 6 1/2 x 2 5/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Court Sword
England, London or Birmingham, late 18th Century
1916.1095Steel; silver hilt, polished and faceted; blade partially blued and gildedOverall: 99.7 cm (39 1/4 in.); Blade: 82.9 cm (32 5/8 in.); Guard: 8.3 cm (3 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Linstock
France, 17th century
1916.1786Steel; octagonal wood haft covered with green velvet, brass studsOverall: 201 cm (79 1/8 in.); Blade: 25.2 cm (9 15/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Smallsword
France, Paris, 18th century
1916.1097Steel, blued, with gold encrusted decoration; chased and engraved; silver wireOverall: 94.5 cm (37 3/16 in.); Blade: 77.2 cm (30 3/8 in.); Grip: 13.2 cm (5 3/16 in.); Guard: 8 cm (3 1/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Powder Flask
Johann Michael Maucher (German, 1645-1701)
1916.1887Boxwood with design of stag and hounds carved in high relief; steel funnel, mounts, springcatchDiameter: 13.3 cm (5 1/4 in.); Overall: 14.3 cm (5 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Close Helmet (from a funerary achievement?)
Holland (?), late 16th-early 17th Century
1916.1787Gilded steel (invaded with rust); red velvet lining, plume holderOverall: 33 x 34 x 21.3 cm (13 x 13 3/8 x 8 3/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Two-Handed Sword
Germany, second half of 16th Century
1919.68Steel; leather and wood grip, cloth-covered middleOverall: 191.5 cm (75 3/8 in.); Blade: 144.8 cm (57 in.); Quillions: 41.5 cm (16 5/16 in.); Grip: 40.7 cm (16 in.); Ricasso: 33.4 cm (13 1/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Cavalry Spider Helmet
France, 17th century
1921.1258Iron with black paintOverall: 30.2 x 21.3 x 17.7 cm (11 7/8 x 8 3/8 x 6 15/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Powder Flask with Standing figures of a Man and  Woman
Germany, 16th century
1916.37Elk horn, steel mountsOverall: 23.4 x 11.8 cm (9 3/16 x 4 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Small Sword
France, 18th century
1916.1484Steel; chiseled relief decoration; blade engraved; wire gripOverall: 97 cm (38 3/16 in.); Blade: 79.2 cm (31 3/16 in.); Grip: 13.8 cm (5 7/16 in.); Guard: 7.6 cm (3 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Two-Handed Sword
Spain, Toledo (?), second half of 16th Century
1916.1507Steel, wood and leather gripOverall: 167.3 cm (65 7/8 in.); Blade: 126 cm (49 5/8 in.); Quillions: 31.8 cm (12 1/2 in.); Grip: 40 cm (15 3/4 in.); Ricasso: 17.2 cm (6 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Powder Flask
Italy, 16th century
1918.65Leather (cuir bouilli) with embossed and fluted decoration; brass funnelOverall: 17.2 x 11.9 cm (6 3/4 x 4 11/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Small Sword
Netherlands, 17th century
1916.1093Steel, wood, copper wire; chiseled hilt; engraved bladeOverall: 95.3 cm (37 1/2 in.); Blade: 78 cm (30 11/16 in.); Grip: 11.8 cm (4 5/8 in.); Guard: 8.3 cm (3 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
"Secrete" or Skull Cap (Hat Lining)
England (?), 17th century
1916.1895SteelOverall: 20.3 x 16.5 x 10.2 cm (8 x 6 1/2 x 4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Two-Handed Sword with Flamboyant Blade
Germany, second half 16th Century
1919.71Steel, leather and wood grip with brass rivets; bronze pommelOverall: 168.9 cm (66 1/2 in.); Blade: 118.7 cm (46 3/4 in.); Quillions: 50.5 cm (19 7/8 in.); Grip: 49.2 cm (19 3/8 in.); Ricasso: 26.7 cm (10 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Hand-and-a-Half Sword
South Germany, early 16th Century
1921.1253Steel, wood, leather; quillions and spirally fluted pommel of blackened steelOverall: 117.5 cm (46 1/4 in.); Blade: 90.2 cm (35 1/2 in.); Quillions: 26.4 cm (10 3/8 in.); Grip: 21 cm (8 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Crossbow Bolt
Germany, 16th-17th century
1916.1757Wood, leather, steelAverage: 37.2 cm (14 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Small Sword
Italy, 18th century
1916.1494Steel, iron, copper wire, woodOverall: 95.2 cm (37 1/2 in.); Blade: 78.8 cm (31 in.); Guard: 7.6 cm (3 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Powder Flask
Germany, late 16th Century
1916.1906Staghorn (two branches) carved with relief, scene of David and Bathsheba; iron suspension loop; mounts missingOverall: 16.9 x 11.1 cm (6 5/8 x 4 3/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Peaked Morion
North Italy, Milan?, 16th century
1916.1085Etched russet steel with traces of gilding; roped brim, brass plume holderOverall: 35.4 x 23.7 x 26.7 cm (13 15/16 x 9 5/16 x 10 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Small Sword
Italy (?), early 18th Century
1916.1101Steel, wood, copper wireOverall: 100.3 cm (39 1/2 in.); Blade: 83.7 cm (32 15/16 in.); Guard: 10.5 cm (4 1/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Rondache (Round Shield)
Italy, Milan, 16th century
1916.1504Etched and gilded steel with brass rivetsDiameter: 57.8 cm (22 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Half-Suit of Armor for the Field
North Italy, Brescia (?), 16th century
1916.1816Steel with etched decorative bands and roundelsGift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Headdress
Bamgboye of Odo-Owa (Nigerian, c. 1895-1978)
1991.165Wood and paintOverall: 137.2 cm (54 in.)John L. Severance Fund and Gift of Mary Price©
Crossbow Bolt
Germany, 16th-17th century
1916.1744Wood, leather, steelAverage: 37.2 cm (14 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Crossbow
Germany, 15th century
1916.1725Wood (walnut?) inlaid with bone; horn; iron and steel; composite bow (horn and parchment)Overall: 87 cm (34 1/4 in.); Bow: 74.5 cm (29 5/16 in.); Butt: 4.2 cm (1 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Crossbow Bolt
Germany, 16th-17th century
1916.1764Wood, leather, steelAverage: 37.2 cm (14 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Crossbow Bolt
Germany, 16th-17th century
1916.1756Wood, leather, steelAverage: 37.2 cm (14 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Crossbow Bolt
Germany, 16th-17th century
1916.1740Wood, leather, steelAverage: 37.2 cm (14 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Cranequin
Germany, Nuremberg (?), 16th century
1916.1728Steel, flax cord, wooden handleRack: 36.3 cm (14 5/16 in.); Crank: 30.5 cm (12 in.); Gear housing: 10.8 cm (4 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Crossbow Bolt
Germany, 16th-17th century
1916.1754Wood, leather, steelAverage: 37.2 cm (14 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Crossbow Bolt
Germany, 16th-17th century
1916.1760Wood, leather, steelAverage: 37.2 cm (14 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Crossbow Bolt
Germany, 16th-17th century
1916.1759Wood, leather, steelAverage: 37.2 cm (14 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Hauberk
European, 15th century
1916.1552Riveted steel rings; close wovenOverall: 110.5 cm (43 1/2 in.)Gift of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Crossbow Bolt
Germany, 16th-17th century
1916.1761Wood, leather, steelAverage: 37.2 cm (14 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Patron (Cartridge Box)
Germany, early 17th Century
1916.1911Steel sheet, over wood, brass; leather base; embossed decorationsDiameter: 8.9 cm (3 1/2 in.); Overall: 14 cm (5 1/2 in.)Gift of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Crossbow
Germany, early 17th Century
1916.1729Wood, stag horn, flax cord and steelOverall: 63.5 cm (25 in.); Bow: 60.2 cm (23 11/16 in.); Butt: 5 cm (1 15/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Partial Suit of Armor in Maximilian Style
Germany, Nuremberg, 16th century
1916.1714SteelOverall: 28.7 x 30.4 x 21.7 cm (11 5/16 x 11 15/16 x 8 9/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Pellet Crossbow for a Child
Germany, early 17th Century
1928.671Wood, bone inlay, steelOverall: 44.3 cm (17 7/16 in.); Bow: 29.2 cm (11 1/2 in.); Butt: 5.2 cm (2 1/16 in.)Gift of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Cross-Shaped Clock
Urban Hörle (German)
1929.997Gilt copper, steel, and rock crystalOverall: 6.7 x 4.2 x 1.3 cm (2 5/8 x 1 5/8 x 1/2 in.)Gift of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Crossbow Bolt
Germany, 16th-17th century
1916.1762Wood, leather, steelAverage: 37.2 cm (14 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Crossbow Bolt
Germany, 16th-17th century
1916.1763Wood, leather, steelAverage: 37.2 cm (14 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Pikeman’s Armor
Netherlands, Dutch or Flemish, 17th century
1923.1063Steel with brass rivets and black paintGift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Plaque: The Virgin and Child with Angels
France, Paris, Gothic period
1923.719Ivory, traces of paint and gildingOverall: 22.9 x 11.5 cm (9 x 4 1/2 in.)Gift of J. H. Wade and Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Hunting Sword
France (blade: Germany?), 18th century
1916.1492Steel, blued, etched, and gilded; silver and woodOverall: 72.1 cm (28 3/8 in.); Blade: 56.5 cm (22 1/4 in.); Grip: 14 cm (5 1/2 in.); Guard: 7.3 cm (2 7/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Fragment of Garden Stool with Openwork Design
Korea, Goryeo period
1918.418Stoneware with celadon glaze, insiced scroll design, and carved openwork pattern with floral centersOverall: 27.5 x 20.3 cm (10 13/16 x 8 in.)Gift of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
View of Bordeaux, from the Quai des Chartrons
Eugène Boudin (French, 1824-1898)
1986.73Oil on fabricFramed: 80.5 x 115.5 x 10 cm (31 11/16 x 45 1/2 x 3 15/16 in.); Unframed: 54.7 x 89.5 cm (21 9/16 x 35 1/4 in.)John L. Severance Fund and Gift of Mrs. Dudley S. Blossom, Jr.CCCC0
Cup and Stand
Korea, Goryeo period
1918.433PotteryDiameter: 5.8 cm (2 5/16 in.); Overall: 8 cm (3 1/8 in.)Gift of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Close Helmet in Maximilian Style
Germany, 16th century
1916.1855Steel and brassOverall: 30.5 x 21.8 x 32 cm (12 x 8 9/16 x 12 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
String for Men's Hat
Korea, Joseon dynasty (1392-1910), 19th century
1921.669WoodOverall: 38 cm (14 15/16 in.)Gift of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Continuous Mile
Liza Lou (American, b. 1969)
2009.2Cotton and glass beadsOverall: 1.9 x 160934.4 cm (3/4 x 63360 in.); Installed: 78.7 x 195.6 cm (31 x 77 in.)Gift of Scott C. Mueller and Margaret Fulton Mueller and John L. Severance Fund©
Hauberk
European, 15th century
1916.1817Riveted steel ringsDiameter: 1.1 cm (7/16 in.); Overall: 128.3 x 91.4 cm (50 1/2 x 36 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Plaque from a Portable Altar: Zacharias at the Altar
Germany, Rhine Valley, Cologne?, Romanesque period, 12th century
1926.212IvoryOverall: 8.6 x 7.7 cm (3 3/8 x 3 1/16 in.)Gift of John L. Severance in memory of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Gothic Backplate
Germany, late 15th Century
1916.1613Steel, modern leather strapsOverall: 44.5 x 34.5 x 16.5 cm (17 1/2 x 13 9/16 x 6 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Battle Axe
Scandinavia (?), 15th century
1916.1601Steel and woodOverall: 93.3 cm (36 3/4 in.); Blade: 18.7 cm (7 3/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Wheel-Lock from a Hunting Rifle
Austria, late 17th-early 18th Century
1916.1546Steel, inlaid with gold design of Hapsburg eagle, pierced and chiseledOverall: 30.7 x 17.2 cm (12 1/16 x 6 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Flintlock Pistol
Lazarino Cominazzo (Italian) and 1 other
1916.679.1Steel, chiseled steel with walnut stockOverall: 49.5 cm (19 1/2 in.); Barrel: 30.9 cm (12 3/16 in.); Bore: 1.3 cm (1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Flintlock Pistol
Lazarino Cominazzo (Italian) and 1 other
1916.679.2Steel, chiseled steel with walnut stockOverall: 49.5 cm (19 1/2 in.); Barrel: 30.9 cm (12 3/16 in.); Bore: 1.3 cm (1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Mount for the Upper Stock of a Flintlock Pistol
Italy, Brescia (?), late 17th Century
1916.56Chiseled steelOverall: 10.2 x 3 cm (4 x 1 3/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Gothic Breastplate
Germany, 16th century
1916.684SteelOverall: 32.4 x 31.4 cm (12 3/4 x 12 3/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Parade Sword
Italy, Ferrara, early 16th Century
1916.704Steel, etched and gildedOverall: 101.9 cm (40 1/8 in.); Blade: 85.4 cm (33 5/8 in.); Quillions: 17.5 cm (6 7/8 in.); Grip: 11.1 cm (4 3/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Combined Priming Flask and Wheel-Lock Spanner
Germany or Austria, first half of 17th Century
1916.43Horn with brass and steel mountsOverall: 18.1 x 5.7 cm (7 1/8 x 2 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Trigger Guard for a Pistol
Italy, Brescia (?), late 17th Century
1916.55Chiseled steelOverall: 15.9 x 2.9 cm (6 1/4 x 1 1/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Rapier
Germany, Solingen, early 17th Century
1916.702Russeted and gilded steel with inlaid silver, pommel and quillons termini chiseled in form of warrior headsOverall: 125.4 cm (49 3/8 in.); Blade: 111 cm (43 11/16 in.); Quillions: 15 cm (5 7/8 in.); Grip: 12.7 cm (5 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Wheel-Lock from a Hunting Rifle
Germany, Munich, 18th century
1916.40Steel, engravedOverall: 29.2 x 11.7 cm (11 1/2 x 4 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Spanner for a Wheel-Lock Gun
Germany, 17th century
1916.669Steel, with punched, engraved, and pierced decorationOverall: 4.5 cm (1 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0