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War Hat (or Kettle Hat)
workshop of Antonio Missaglia (Italian, 1416/17-1495/96)
1916.1565CCCC0
Pair of Flintlock Pistols (1 of 2)
Franco-Flemish, Liège, early 18th century
1916.50.1CCCC0
Pair of Flintlock Pistols (2 of 2)
Franco-Flemish, Liège, early 18th Century
1916.50.2CCCC0
Close Helmet in Maximilian Style
Germany, 16th century
1916.1855CCCC0
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
Bill
Italy, 15th century
1916.1835CCCC0
Estoc
Germany, early 16th Century
1916.686CCCC0
Snaphance Gunlock
Italy, Brescia (?), 17th century
1916.41CCCC0
Demi-Chanfron
Germany, Augsburg, 16th century
1916.1526CCCC0
Barbute (from the Venetian Garrison at Chalcis)
North Italy, 14th-15th century
1923.1065CCCC0
Sword
Germany (?), 15th century
1916.1600CCCC0
Mount for the Upper Stock of a Flintlock Pistol
Italy, Brescia (?), late 17th Century
1916.56CCCC0
Gothic Breastplate
Germany, 16th century
1916.684CCCC0
Flintlock Pistol
Italy, Brescia, 18th century
1916.49CCCC0
Wheel-Lock Hunting Pistol
South Germany, 16th century
1916.672CCCC0
Flintlock Pistol
Lazarino Cominazzo (Italian)
1916.679.1CCCC0
Flintlock Pistol
Lazarino Cominazzo (Italian)
1916.679.2CCCC0
Flintlock Pistol
Lazaro Lazarino (Italian)
1916.45CCCC0
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
Wheel-Lock from a Hunting Rifle
Germany, Munich, 18th century
1916.40CCCC0
Gothic Bevor
Spain (Hispano-Flemish), 15th century
1916.1920CCCC0
Pricked Spur
Spain, 13th century
1916.1611CCCC0
Wheel-Lock from a Hunting Rifle
Austria, late 17th-early 18th Century
1916.1546CCCC0
Hauberk
European, 15th century
1916.1817CCCC0
Battle Axe
Scandinavia (?), 15th century
1916.1601CCCC0
Pricked Spur
Spain, 13th century
1916.1953CCCC0
Plaque: The Virgin and Child with Angels
France, Paris, Gothic period
1923.719CCCC0
Rapier
Spain, 17th century
1916.1811CCCC0
Powder Flask
Italy, 16th century
1916.666CCCC0
Parade Halberd
Italy, 17th century
1916.1826CCCC0
Stiletto
Italy, Brescia, 17th century
1916.1699CCCC0
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
Parade Sword
Italy, Ferrara, early 16th Century
1916.704CCCC0
Spanner for a Wheel-Lock Gun
Germany, 17th century
1916.669CCCC0
Small Sword
Germany, Passau (?), 17th century
1916.1099CCCC0
Powder Flask
Germany, 16th century
1916.452CCCC0
Powder Flask
Germany, 17th century
1916.57CCCC0
Cup-Hilted Rapier
Italy, Milan?, 17th century
1916.706CCCC0
Powder Flask
Austria (?) or Germany, 16th century
1916.676CCCC0
Rapier
Germany, Solingen, early 17th Century
1916.702CCCC0
Powder Flask
Austria, Tyrol, 17th century
1916.59CCCC0
Powder Flask
Germany, 17th century
1916.60CCCC0
Chanfron in Maximilian Style
Germany, Nuremberg (?), early 16th Century
1916.1845CCCC0
Helmet
Germany, Saxony, 16th century
1916.1502CCCC0
Left-Handed Dagger or "Main Gauche"
Spain (?) or Italy, (Neapolitan?), 17th century
1916.699CCCC0
Pricked Spur
Spain, 13th century
1916.1604CCCC0
Wheel-Lock from a Hunting Gun
Germany, 17th century
1916.39CCCC0
Sword
European (unassigned), 15th century
1919.69CCCC0
Dagger
Netherlands, 17th century
1916.1688CCCC0
Butt-Cap from a Flintlock Pistol
Italy, late 17th Century
1916.1910CCCC0
Rapier
Federico Picinino (Italian)
1916.695CCCC0
Halberd
Germany (?), late 15th century
1916.1559CCCC0
Partisan
France, 17th century
1916.31CCCC0
Gothic Backplate
Germany, late 15th Century
1916.1613CCCC0
Gothic Breastplate
South Germany or Austria
1916.29CCCC0
Burgonet
North Italy, 16th century
1916.1653CCCC0
Cup-Hilted Rapier
Spain, Toledo, 17th century
1916.1810CCCC0
Schiavona Broadsword
Italy, Venice, early 18th Century
1916.693CCCC0
Breastplate
Germany, Landshut, mid-16th century
1916.1091.aCCCC0
Backplate
Germany, Landshut, mid-16th century
1916.1091.bCCCC0
Basket-Hilt Broadsword
Scotland, Stirling(?), 18th century
1916.703CCCC0
Halberd
Germany (?), early 16th Century
1916.1561CCCC0
Parrying Dagger
Italy, late 16th - early 17th Century
1916.1657CCCC0
Kettle Hat (War Hat)
Italy, 15th century
1916.1919CCCC0
Tilting Suit (composed)
South Germany, 16th century
1916.1511CCCC0
Small Sword
England, 17th century
1916.1497CCCC0
Corsèque
Italy, Venice, 16th century
1916.1535CCCC0
Pear Stalk Cabasset
North Italy, Brescia(?), late 16th Century
1916.1805CCCC0
Butt-Cap from a Flintlock Pistol
Italy, Brescia, 17th century
1916.1909CCCC0
Halberd
Germany, 16th century
1916.1564CCCC0
Officer's Plug Bayonette
England, 17th century
1916.1659CCCC0
Dagger
Italy, 16th century
1916.1687CCCC0
Dagger
Italy, early 17th century
1916.1865CCCC0
Buffe (etched with bands of trophies)
North Italy, 16th century
1916.1930CCCC0
Halberd
Germany, 16th century
1916.1542CCCC0
Dagger
Italy, early 17th Century
1916.1696CCCC0
Parrying Dagger
Germany, early 17th Century
1916.1891CCCC0
Sword
Germany (?), 14th century
1923.1121CCCC0
Halberd
Switzerland, late 15th Century
1916.1556CCCC0
Gothic Breastplate
possibly by Domenico dei Barini (Italian, 1492-c. 1516)
1916.1566CCCC0
Basket-Hilt Broadsword ("Mortuary Sword")
Hilt: England; Blade: Germany, Solingen (?), Hilt: 17th Century; Blade: 18th Century
1916.696CCCC0
Halberd
Switzerland, 17th century
1916.1562CCCC0
Armet à Rondelle
Italy, Milan, 15th century
1916.1551CCCC0
Breastplate
Germany, Nuremberg, 16th century
1916.1647CCCC0
Close Helmet in Maximilian Style
Germany, Nuremberg(?), 16th century
1916.1651CCCC0
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
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 (1 of 2)
Franco-Flemish, Liège, early 18th century
1916.50.1Steel 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
Pair of Flintlock Pistols (2 of 2)
Franco-Flemish, Liège, early 18th Century
1916.50.2Steel 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
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
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
Crossbow of Elector Augustus I of Saxony
Germany, Saxony, 16th century
1916.1723.aWood (walnut?), bone veneers, flax cord, steel (etched, traces of gilding). woolen pompoms, stock decorated wih inlaid trophies of armsOverall: 58.5 cm (23 1/16 in.); Bow: 58.5 cm (23 1/16 in.); Butt: 5.7 cm (2 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Cranequin with Arms of Elector Augustus I of Saxony
Germany, Saxony, 16th century
1916.1723.bSteel; etched, chased and gildedRack: 34.4 cm (13 9/16 in.); Crank: 27 cm (10 5/8 in.); Gear housing: 14.2 cm (5 9/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Flintlock Pistol
Lazarino Cominazzo (Italian)
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)
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
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
Flintlock Pistol
Lazaro Lazarino (Italian)
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Stiletto
Italy, Brescia, 17th century
1916.1699SteelOverall: 23.4 cm (9 3/16 in.); Blade: 14.3 cm (5 5/8 in.); Quillions: 6 cm (2 3/8 in.)Gift 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
Pommel Plate of a Saddle (from the "Flechtband" Garniture of Rudolf II...
Anton Peffenhauser (German, 1525-1603)
1916.1888.1Blued, etched, and gilded steelOverall: 33 x 17.8 cm (13 x 7 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Pommel Plate of a Saddle (from the Garniture of Rudolf II)
Anton Peffenhauser (German, 1525-1603)
1916.1888.2Blued, etched, and gilded steelOverall: 31.3 x 17 cm (12 5/16 x 6 11/16 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Sword
European (unassigned), 15th century
1919.69SteelOverall: 103.5 cm (40 3/4 in.); Quillions: 19.1 cm (7 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Dagger
Netherlands, 17th century
1916.1688Steel, wire grip, perforated bladeOverall: 46 cm (18 1/8 in.); Blade: 30.9 cm (12 3/16 in.); Quillions: 9.8 cm (3 7/8 in.); Grip: 12 cm (4 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Butt-Cap from a Flintlock Pistol
Italy, late 17th Century
1916.1910Steel, chiseledOverall: 8.6 x 9.7 cm (3 3/8 x 3 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
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
Partisan
France, 17th century
1916.31Steel; round wood haftBlade: 33 cm (13 in.); Haft: 100.5 cm (39 9/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
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
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
Burgonet
North Italy, 16th century
1916.1653Steel, etchedOverall: 31.5 x 35.4 x 21.3 cm (12 3/8 x 13 15/16 x 8 3/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Cup-Hilted Rapier
Spain, Toledo, 17th century
1916.1810Pierced and chiseled steel;Overall: 122.9 cm (48 3/8 in.); Quillions: 26.7 cm (10 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Schiavona Broadsword
Italy, Venice, early 18th Century
1916.693Steel, leather, wood, brassOverall: 109.9 cm (43 1/4 in.); Blade: 94 cm (37 in.); Grip: 9.2 cm (3 5/8 in.); Guard: 13.3 cm (5 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Breastplate
Germany, Landshut, mid-16th century
1916.1091.aSteelOverall: 39.4 x 35.8 x 17.5 cm (15 1/2 x 14 1/8 x 6 7/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Backplate
Germany, Landshut, mid-16th century
1916.1091.bSteelOverall: 41.3 x 35.9 x 17.4 cm (16 1/4 x 14 1/8 x 6 7/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Basket-Hilt Broadsword
Scotland, Stirling(?), 18th century
1916.703Steel, pierced hilt; wood and leather gripOverall: 106.6 cm (41 15/16 in.); Blade: 91.3 cm (35 15/16 in.); Grip: 11.3 cm (4 7/16 in.); Hilt: 14.6 cm (5 3/4 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
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
"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
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
Tilting Suit (composed)
South Germany, 16th century
1916.1511Steel, leather straps, brass rivetsGift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Small Sword
England, 17th century
1916.1497Steel, pierced, chiseled, and engravedOverall: 93.5 cm (36 13/16 in.); Blade: 79.7 cm (31 3/8 in.); Grip: 11.8 cm (4 5/8 in.); Guard: 12 cm (4 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Corsèque
Italy, Venice, 16th century
1916.1535Steel; round wood haft; tasselOverall: 269.2 cm (106 in.); Blade: 36.5 cm (14 3/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Pear Stalk Cabasset
North Italy, Brescia(?), late 16th Century
1916.1805Steel, etched, roped edge and brass rivetsOverall: 30.5 x 36.8 x 18.4 cm (12 x 14 1/2 x 7 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Butt-Cap from a Flintlock Pistol
Italy, Brescia, 17th century
1916.1909Steel, chiseledDiameter: 4.8 cm (1 7/8 in.); Overall: 1.9 cm (3/4 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
Officer's Plug Bayonette
England, 17th century
1916.1659Steel serrated blade, brass, and woodOverall: 46.6 cm (18 3/8 in.); Blade: 30.2 cm (11 7/8 in.); Quillions: 8.6 cm (3 3/8 in.); Grip: 15.4 cm (6 1/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Dagger
Italy, 16th century
1916.1687Steel; russetted and damascened guard and pommel; wood and wire gripOverall: 50.7 cm (19 15/16 in.); Blade: 36.5 cm (14 3/8 in.); Quillions: 16.5 cm (6 1/2 in.); Grip: 13.3 cm (5 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Dagger
Italy, early 17th century
1916.1865Steel, perforated blade; openwork gripOverall: 46 cm (18 1/8 in.); Blade: 32.1 cm (12 5/8 in.); Quillions: 8.8 cm (3 7/16 in.); Grip: 11 cm (4 5/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Buffe (etched with bands of trophies)
North Italy, 16th century
1916.1930Etched steelOverall: 25.5 x 17.5 x 13.8 cm (10 1/16 x 6 7/8 x 5 7/16 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
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
Parrying Dagger
Germany, early 17th Century
1916.1891Steel, wire grip with arched quillions and side ringOverall: 34.6 cm (13 5/8 in.); Blade: 22.7 cm (8 15/16 in.); Quillions: 7.6 cm (3 in.); Grip: 10.9 cm (4 5/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Sword
Germany (?), 14th century
1923.1121Iron; wood grip and brass pommel replacementsOverall: 79.4 cm (31 1/4 in.); Blade: 62.9 cm (24 3/4 in.); Quillions: 15.3 cm (6 in.); Grip: 10.8 cm (4 1/4 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
Gothic Breastplate
possibly by Domenico dei Barini (Italian, 1492-c. 1516)
1916.1566Steel (with Lance Rest Mount)Overall: 45 x 35.2 cm (17 11/16 x 13 7/8 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
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
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
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
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