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Medium: Steel (900)
Pilgrim
David Smith (American, 1906-1965)
1966.385©
War Hat (or Kettle Hat)
workshop of Antonio Missaglia (Italian, 1416/17-1495/96)
1916.1565CCCC0
Gothic Breastplate
Germany, 16th century
1916.684CCCC0
Gothic Bevor
Spain (Hispano-Flemish), 15th century
1916.1920CCCC0
Pricked Spur
Spain, 13th century
1916.1611CCCC0
Pricked Spur
Spain, 13th century
1916.1953CCCC0
Stiletto
Italy, Brescia, 17th century
1916.1699CCCC0
Chanfron in Maximilian Style
Germany, Nuremberg (?), early 16th Century
1916.1845CCCC0
Helmet
Germany, Saxony, 16th century
1916.1502CCCC0
Breast and Backplate from an Armor
Germany, Landshut, mid-16th century
1916.1091CCCC0
Breastplate
Germany, Landshut, mid-16th century
1916.1091.aCCCC0
Backplate
Germany, Landshut, mid-16th century
1916.1091.bCCCC0
Pricked Spur
Spain, 13th century
1916.1604CCCC0
Sword
European (unassigned), 15th century
1919.69CCCC0
Gothic Breastplate
South Germany or Austria
1916.29CCCC0
Kettle Hat (War Hat)
Italy, 15th century
1916.1919CCCC0
Armet à Rondelle
Italy, Milan, 15th century
1916.1551CCCC0
Burgonet
Italy, 16th century
1916.1650CCCC0
Untitled
Richard Stankiewicz (American, 1922-1983)
1986.80©
Gorget
Germany, 16th century
1916.1639CCCC0
Gothic Breastplate
South Germany or Austria, Innsbruck, late 15th century
1916.1720CCCC0
Tilting Suit (composed)
South Germany, 16th century
1916.1511CCCC0
Jousting Glove (Main-de-Fer Gauntlet)
South Germany, 16th century
1916.1511.1CCCC0
"Secrete" or Skull Cap (Hat Lining)
England (?), 17th century
1916.1895CCCC0
Close Helmet (Burgonet)
Italy, Milan (?), early 16th Century
1916.1649CCCC0
Spanner for a Wheel-Lock Gun
Germany, early 17th century
1916.1866CCCC0
No image available
North Italy, 16th century
1964.88.aCCCC0
No image available
North Italy, 16th century
1964.88.bCCCC0
No image available
North Italy, 16th century
1964.88.cCCCC0
No image available
North Italy, 16th century
1964.88.dCCCC0
No image available
North Italy, 16th century
1964.88.eCCCC0
No image available
North Italy, 16th century
1964.88.fCCCC0
No image available
North Italy, 16th century
1964.88.gCCCC0
No image available
North Italy, 16th century
1964.88.hCCCC0
No image available
North Italy, 16th century
1964.88.iCCCC0
No image available
Italy, probably Milan, 16th century
1964.88.jCCCC0
No image available
North Italy, 16th century
1964.88.kCCCC0
No image available
North Italy, 16th century
1964.88.lCCCC0
No image available
North Italy, 16th century
1964.88.mCCCC0
No image available
North Italy, 16th century
1964.88.nCCCC0
No image available
North Italy, 16th century
1964.88.oCCCC0
No image available
North Italy, 16th century
1964.88.pCCCC0
No image available
North Italy, 16th century
1964.88.qCCCC0
No image available
North Italy, 16th century
1964.88.rCCCC0
No image available
North Italy, 16th century
1964.88.sCCCC0
No image available
North Italy, 16th century
1964.88.tCCCC0
No image available
North Italy, 16th century
1964.88.uCCCC0
No image available
North Italy, 16th century
1964.88.vCCCC0
No image available
North Italy, 16th century
1964.88.wCCCC0
No image available
North Italy, 16th century
1964.88.xCCCC0
No image available
North Italy, 16th century
1964.88.yCCCC0
No image available
North Italy, 16th Century, but mostly modern reconstruction
1964.88.zCCCC0
No image available
North Italy, 16th century
1964.88.aaCCCC0
No image available
North Italy, 16th century
1964.88.bbCCCC0
No image available
North Italy, 16th century
1964.88.ccCCCC0
No image available
North Italy, 16th century
1964.88.ddCCCC0
No image available
North Italy, 16th century
1964.88.eeCCCC0
Miquelet Lock
Domingo Gabiola (Spanish)
1918.71CCCC0
Snaphance Gunlock
Italy, Brescia (?), 17th century
1916.41CCCC0
Gothic Mitten Gauntlet
Italy, 15th century
1916.1645CCCC0
Mount for the Upper Stock of a Flintlock Pistol
Italy, Brescia (?), late 17th Century
1916.56CCCC0
Gothic Mitten Gauntlet for the Right Hand
South Germany or Austria (Innsbruck), late 15th Century
1916.2081CCCC0
Trigger Guard for a Pistol
Italy, Brescia (?), late 17th Century
1916.55CCCC0
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.kCCCC0
Pair of Flintlock Pistols
Lazarino Cominazzo (Italian) and 1 other
1916.679CCCC0
Flintlock Pistol
Lazarino Cominazzo (Italian) and 1 other
1916.679.1CCCC0
Flintlock Pistol
Lazarino Cominazzo (Italian) and 1 other
1916.679.2CCCC0
Elements from an Armor
Germany, 16th century
1916.1804CCCC0
Triple-Crested Burgonet
Germany, Augsburg (?), 16th century
1916.1804.aCCCC0
Breastplate
Germany, 16th century
1916.1804.bCCCC0
Pair of Gothic Fan-Shaped Pauldron
Antonio Missaglia (Italian, 1416/17-1495/96)
1916.2080CCCC0
Pair of Gothic Fan-Shaped Pauldron (right)
Antonio Missaglia (Italian, 1416/17-1495/96)
1916.2080.1CCCC0
Pair of Gothic Fan-Shaped Pauldron (left)
Antonio Missaglia (Italian, 1416/17-1495/96)
1916.2080.2CCCC0
Butt-Cap from a Flintlock Pistol
Italy, late 17th Century
1916.1910CCCC0
Butt-Cap from a Flintlock Pistol
Italy, Brescia, 17th century
1916.1909CCCC0
Fragmented Figure Construction
Richard Hunt (American, b. 1935)
1969.16©
Hauberk
European, 15th century
1916.1817CCCC0
Parrying Dagger
Italy, late 16th - early 17th Century
1916.1657CCCC0
Rapier
Federico Picinino (Italian)
1916.695CCCC0
Dagger
Netherlands, 17th century
1916.1688CCCC0
Close Helmet in Maximilian Style
Germany, 16th century
1916.1855CCCC0
Wheel-Lock from a Hunting Rifle
Germany, Munich, 18th century
1916.40CCCC0
Hauberk
European, 15th century
1916.1543CCCC0
Collar
European, 15th century
1916.1584CCCC0
Dagger
Italy, early 17th century
1916.1865CCCC0
Snaphance Pistol
Spain, Ripoll, 17th century
1918.68CCCC0
Small Sword with Masks and Figures
hilt: Holland, blade: Germany, Solingen, 17th century
1916.1488CCCC0
Burgonet
Italy, Milan(?), 16th century
1916.1642CCCC0
Banner Head in the Form of a Fleur-de-lys
France, 18th century
1916.1490CCCC0
Black and White Elbow Gauntlet for the Right Hand
North Germany, 16th century
1916.1082CCCC0
Bill
Italy, 15th century
1916.1835CCCC0
Hanger (Hunting Sword)
Hilt: Italy (?); Blade: Germany, Saxony, late 16th-17th Century
1916.1629CCCC0
Falchion
Italy (?), blade: 18th century
1916.1624CCCC0
Executioner's Sword
Germany, 17th century
1916.1616CCCC0
Burgonet
North Italy, 16th century
1916.1653CCCC0
Wheel-Lock from a Hunting Gun
Germany, 17th century
1916.39CCCC0
Hauberk
European, 15th century
1916.1552CCCC0
Pair of Upper Arm Canons
attributed to Negroli Workshop (Italian, c. 1500-1561)
1916.1517CCCC0
No image available
attributed to Negroli Workshop (Italian, c. 1500-1561)
1916.1517.1CCCC0
No image available
attributed to Negroli Workshop (Italian, c. 1500-1561)
1916.1517.2CCCC0
Parrying Dagger
Germany, early 17th Century
1916.1891CCCC0
Helmet with Barred Visor
England (?), 16th century
1916.1084CCCC0
Estoc
Germany, early 16th Century
1916.686CCCC0
Buffe (etched with bands of trophies)
North Italy, 16th century
1916.1930CCCC0
Rapier
Germany, 17th century
1916.1498CCCC0
Mandrake
Theodore Roszak (American, 1907-1981)
1964.4©
Visored Sallet
Germany, 16th century
2014.393CCCC0
Rondache (Round Shield)
Italy, Milan, 16th century
1916.1504CCCC0
Sword
Germany (?), 15th century
1916.1600CCCC0
Cranequin with Arms of Elector Augustus I of Saxony
Germany, Saxony, 16th century
1916.1723.bCCCC0
Cabacete (Helmet)
Spain, late 15th century
2012.39CCCC0
Cavalry Sword
Germany, Saxony, 18th century
1919.55CCCC0
Halberd
Switzerland, 17th century
1916.1562CCCC0
Bishop's Mantle (Cape)
European (German or Swiss?), early 16th century
1921.1256CCCC0
Demi-Chanfron
Germany, Augsburg, 16th century
1916.1526CCCC0
Flintlock Pistol
Italy, Brescia, 18th century
1916.49CCCC0
Closed Sallet with Grotesque Face (Schembart visor)
Germany, Nuremberg, early 16th Century
1916.1646CCCC0
Wheel-Lock from a Hunting Rifle
Germany, early 18th Century
1918.73CCCC0
Parade Sword
Italy, Ferrara, early 16th Century
1916.704CCCC0
Schiavona Broadsword
Italy, Venice, early 18th Century
1916.705CCCC0
Glaive
Italy, Venice, 17th century
1916.1536CCCC0
Left-Handed Dagger or "Main Gauche"
Spain (?) or Italy, (Neapolitan?), 17th century
1916.699CCCC0
Schiavona Broadsword
Italy, Venice, early 18th Century
1916.693CCCC0
Patron (Cartridge Box)
Germany, early 17th Century
1916.1911CCCC0
Partisan
France, 17th century
1916.31CCCC0
Half Armor for the Foot Tournament
Pompeo della Cesa (Italian, active 1572-93)
1996.299CCCC0
White Loops and Red Spiral
Alexander Calder (American, 1898-1976)
1961.195©
Burgonet with Hinged Cheek Pieces
North Italy, 16th century
1916.1086CCCC0
No image available
Nuremberg, c. 1520
36.2008©
Peaked Morion
North Italy, Milan?, 16th century
1916.1085CCCC0
Rapier
Germany, early 17th Century
1916.1719CCCC0
Gothic Backplate
Germany, late 15th Century
1916.1613CCCC0
Pillow Sword
Italy, 17th century
1916.1495CCCC0
Small Sword
England, 18th century
1916.1489CCCC0
Close Helmet in Maximilian Style
Germany, Nuremberg(?), 16th century
1916.1651CCCC0
Dagger
Switzerland and/or France, 17th century
1916.1894CCCC0
No image available
Switzerland and/or France, 17th century
1916.1894.aCCCC0
No image available
Switzerland and/or France, 17th century
1916.1894.bCCCC0
Field Armor in Maximilian Style
Germany, Augsburg(?), early 16th century
2012.38CCCC0
Field Armor in Maximilian Style: Helmet
Germany, Augsburg(?), early 16th century
2012.38.aCCCC0
Small Sword
England, 17th century
1916.1497CCCC0
Flintlock Pistol
Lazaro Lazarino (Italian) and 1 other
1916.45CCCC0
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
Spanner for a Wheel-Lock Gun
Germany, 17th century
1916.669CCCC0
Tschinki (Wheel-Lock Hunting Rifle)
Poland, Silesia, 17th century
1916.1782CCCC0
Hunting Sword
Netherlands, early 18th Century
1916.1627CCCC0
Brandistock (with retractible blades)
Italy, early 17th century
1921.1257CCCC0
Sword
European, early 15th century
1921.1252CCCC0
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
Wending Back
Anthony Caro
1970.29©
Corsèque
Italy, Venice, 16th century
1916.1535CCCC0
Elements from a Partial Suit of Armor
Germany, 16th century
1923.1067CCCC0
Close Helmet
Germany, 16th century
1923.1067.aCCCC0
Backplate
Germany, 16th century
1923.1067.cCCCC0
Small Sword
Italy (?), early 18th Century
1916.1101CCCC0
Cranequin
Germany, Nuremberg (?), 16th century
1916.1728CCCC0
Gothic Breastplate and Taces
North Italy, late 15th Century
1919.63CCCC0
Burgonet with Hinged Cheek Pieces
Germany, Nuremberg, 16th century
1916.1088CCCC0
Hunting Sword
France (blade: Germany?), 18th century
1916.1492CCCC0
No image available
France (blade: Germany?), 18th century
1916.1492.aCCCC0
Pair of Candelabra
Russia, Tula, Neo-classical, 18th century
2010.2CCCC0
Schiavona Broadsword
Italy, Venice, 18th century
1916.698CCCC0
Two-Handed Sword
Spain, Toledo (?), second half of 16th Century
1916.1507CCCC0
Parade Halberd
Italy, 17th century
1916.1826CCCC0
Executioner's Sword
Germany, late 17th Century
1916.1620CCCC0
Small Sword
France, 18th century
1916.1096CCCC0
Hauberk
Germany (?), first half 15th Century
1923.1120CCCC0
Rapier
Spain, 17th century
1916.1811CCCC0
Rowel Spur
Spain, early 18th Century
1916.1568CCCC0
Basket-Hilt Broadsword
Scotland, Stirling(?), 18th century
1916.703CCCC0
Cuirassier's Armor
Austria, Graz(?), early 17th century
2012.37CCCC0
Cuirassier's Armor: Helmet
Austria, Graz(?), early 17th century
2012.37.aCCCC0
Partisan
Italy, 16th century
1916.1818CCCC0
Officer's Plug Bayonette
England, 17th century
1916.1659CCCC0
Bardiche (Pole Axe)
Germany or Russia, 16th century
1916.1563CCCC0
Small Sword
Germany, Passau (?), 17th century
1916.1099CCCC0
Halberd
Germany (?), late 15th century
1916.1559CCCC0
Halberd
Switzerland, 17th century
1916.1554CCCC0
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
Halberd
Switzerland, late 15th Century
1916.1556CCCC0
Pear Stalk Cabasset
North Italy, Brescia(?), late 16th Century
1916.1805CCCC0
Hunting Sword
Clemens Willems (German)
1916.1626CCCC0
Small Sword
Italy, 18th century
1916.1494CCCC0
Delta Theme IV
George Rickey (American, 1906-2002)
1991.174©
Small Sword
after a design by Jean-Baptiste Oudry (French, 1686-1755)
1916.1094CCCC0
Partisan
Germany, 18th century
1951.352CCCC0
Round Shield (Rondache)
North Italy, 16th century
1916.1615CCCC0
Firebird
Richard Hunt (American, b. 1935)
1984.191©
Hand-and-a-Half Sword
South Germany, early 16th Century
1921.1253CCCC0
Miquelet Lock
Spain, late 17th Century
1918.72CCCC0
Half-Suit of Armor for the Field
North Italy, Brescia (?), 16th century
1916.1816CCCC0
Close Helmet
North Italy, Brescia (?), 16th century
1916.1816.aCCCC0
Two-Handed Sword
Spain, Toledo, second half of 16th Century
1916.1509CCCC0
Corsèque (Chauve-Souris)
North Italy, 16th century
1916.1802CCCC0
Two-Handed Sword
Germany, second half 16th Century
1919.70CCCC0
Cup-Hilted Rapier
Italy, Milan?, 17th century
1916.706CCCC0
Halberd
Germany (?), early 16th Century
1916.1561CCCC0
Corsèque (Chauve-Souris)
North Italy, 16th century
1916.1801CCCC0
Halberd
Germany, 16th century
1916.1542CCCC0
Basket-Hilt Broadsword ("Mortuary Sword")
Hilt: England; Blade: Germany, Solingen (?), Hilt: 17th Century; Blade: 18th Century
1916.696CCCC0
Hauberk
European, 15th century
1916.1918CCCC0
Two-Handed Sword
Germany, second half of 16th Century
1919.68CCCC0
Halberd
Germany, 16th century
1916.1564CCCC0
Cup from a Rapier's Hilt
Italy, 17th century
1916.1809CCCC0
Wheel-Lock Hunting Rifle
Italy, Sardinia, 17th century
1919.64CCCC0
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
Hunting Sword
Netherlands, 18th century
1916.1686CCCC0
Vambrace
Germany, Augsburg, 16th century
1916.1083CCCC0
Small Sword
France, 17th century
1916.1485CCCC0
Small Sword
France, late 17th Century
1916.1500CCCC0
Wheel-Lock Rifle
Germany, Bavaria (?), 17th century
1919.65CCCC0
Hand-and-a-Half Sword
Germany, 16th century
1974.58CCCC0
Dagger
Italy, 16th century
1916.1687CCCC0
Two-Handed Sword with Flamboyant Blade
Germany, second half 16th Century
1919.71CCCC0
Small Sword
Netherlands, 17th century
1916.1093CCCC0
Small Sword
France, 18th century
1916.1484CCCC0
Leg Guard (Greave)
Germany, 16th century
1916.1519CCCC0
Black and White Morion
Germany, early 17th Century
1916.1080CCCC0
Hilt from a Court Sword
England, late 18th Century
1923.1061CCCC0
Partisan
France, 17th century
1916.1795CCCC0
Basket-Hilted Broadsword
hilt: Scotland; blade: Germany, Solingen, hilt: 18th Century
1916.701CCCC0
Hauberk
Turkey (?), 15th century
1916.1890CCCC0
Small Sword
France, Paris, 18th century
1916.1496CCCC0
Helmet
North India, 17th century
1919.62CCCC0
Crossbow Bolt
Germany, 17th century
1916.1962CCCC0
Fighting Knife
Northwest Coast, Tlingit, 19th century
1916.719CCCC0
Linstock
France, 17th century
1916.1786CCCC0
Morion
North Italy, late 16th Century
1916.1808CCCC0
Source
Tony Smith (American, 1912-1980)
2001.256©
Parade Spear
Germany, Augsburg?, 16th century
1916.1789CCCC0
Brayette
European, 15th century
1916.1574CCCC0
Sword
Italy, 16th century
1916.1715CCCC0
The Drinking Customs of Society or Worship of Bacchus
George Cruikshank (British, 1792-1878) and 1 other
1931.434CCCC0
Halberd
France, early 17th century
1916.1797CCCC0
Rapier
Blade: Spain, Toledo Hilt: Italt, Belluno?, late 16th-early 17th Century
1974.59CCCC0
Smallsword
France, Paris, 18th century
1916.1097CCCC0
Battle Axe
Italy, late 16th Century
1916.1599CCCC0
Purse Strap
Italy, 16th century
1916.1549CCCC0
Pair of Wheel-lock Petronels
Georg Kurland (Polish)
2012.97CCCC0
Wheel-lock Petronel
Georg Kurland (Polish)
2012.97.1CCCC0
Wheel-lock Petronel
Georg Kurland (Polish)
2012.97.2CCCC0
Powder Flask
Johann Michael Maucher (German, 1645-1701)
1916.1887CCCC0
Hauberk
European, 15th century
1916.1567CCCC0
Cabasset
Italy, 16th century
1919.56CCCC0
Flintlock Pistol
Johann Andreas Kuchenreuter (German, 1716-1795)
1918.76CCCC0
Court Sword
France, late 18th century
1923.1068CCCC0
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
Pilgrim
David Smith (American, 1906-1965)
1966.385SteelOverall: 206.9 cm (81 7/16 in.)Contemporary Collection of The Cleveland Museum of Art©
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
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
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
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
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
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
Breast and Backplate from an Armor
Germany, Landshut, mid-16th century
1916.1091SteelGift 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
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
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
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
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
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
Burgonet
Italy, 16th century
1916.1650SteelOverall: 23.8 x 29.2 x 24.2 cm (9 3/8 x 11 1/2 x 9 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Untitled
Richard Stankiewicz (American, 1922-1983)
1986.80Welded steelOverall: 170.2 x 91.4 x 86.3 cm (67 x 36 x 34 in.)Gift of the Cleveland Society for Contemporary Art in honor of Edward B. Henning and Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund©
Gorget
Germany, 16th century
1916.1639SteelOverall: 31.6 x 25.2 x 17.2 cm (12 7/16 x 9 15/16 x 6 3/4 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
Tilting Suit (composed)
South Germany, 16th century
1916.1511Steel, leather straps, brass rivetsGift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Jousting Glove (Main-de-Fer Gauntlet)
South Germany, 16th century
1916.1511.1SteelOverall: 33 x 16.8 cm (13 x 6 5/8 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
Close Helmet (Burgonet)
Italy, Milan (?), early 16th Century
1916.1649SteelOverall: 34.3 x 25.7 x 22.2 cm (13 1/2 x 10 1/8 x 8 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Spanner for a Wheel-Lock Gun
Germany, early 17th century
1916.1866SteelOverall: 15.5 x 7.1 cm (6 1/8 x 2 13/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Armor for Man and Horse with Völs-Colonna Arms
North Italy, 16th century
1964.88SteelJohn L. Severance FundCCCC0
No image available
North Italy, 16th century
1964.88.aSteelOverall: 38 x 31.2 x 27 cm (14 15/16 x 12 5/16 x 10 5/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
No image available
North Italy, 16th century
1964.88.bSteelOverall: 26.5 x 23.7 x 14.5 cm (10 7/16 x 9 5/16 x 5 11/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
No image available
North Italy, 16th century
1964.88.cSteelOverall: 46.2 x 35.5 x 15.8 cm (18 3/16 x 14 x 6 1/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
No image available
North Italy, 16th century
1964.88.dSteelOverall: 40.5 x 35.6 x 18.2 cm (15 15/16 x 14 x 7 3/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
No image available
North Italy, 16th century
1964.88.eSteelOverall: 27.5 x 21.7 cm (10 13/16 x 8 9/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
No image available
North Italy, 16th century
1964.88.fSteelOverall: 28.5 x 21.5 cm (11 1/4 x 8 7/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
No image available
North Italy, 16th century
1964.88.gSteelOverall: 28.5 x 26.7 cm (11 1/4 x 10 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
No image available
North Italy, 16th century
1964.88.hSteelOverall: 28 x 26.4 cm (11 x 10 3/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
No image available
North Italy, 16th century
1964.88.iSteelOverall: 44.5 x 17.9 cm (17 1/2 x 7 1/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
No image available
Italy, probably Milan, 16th century
1964.88.jSteelOverall: 42.5 x 17.6 cm (16 3/4 x 6 15/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
No image available
North Italy, 16th century
1964.88.kSteelOverall: 30 x 11.7 cm (11 13/16 x 4 5/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
No image available
North Italy, 16th century
1964.88.lSteelOverall: 27 x 13 cm (10 5/8 x 5 1/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
No image available
North Italy, 16th century
1964.88.mSteelOverall: 40.5 x 19.1 cm (15 15/16 x 7 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
No image available
North Italy, 16th century
1964.88.nSteelOverall: 42 x 19 cm (16 9/16 x 7 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
No image available
North Italy, 16th century
1964.88.oSteelOverall: 43 x 31.4 cm (16 15/16 x 12 3/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
No image available
North Italy, 16th century
1964.88.pSteelOverall: 43.1 x 31 cm (16 15/16 x 12 3/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
No image available
North Italy, 16th century
1964.88.qSteelOverall: 70.2 x 27.5 x 27 cm (27 5/8 x 10 13/16 x 10 5/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
No image available
North Italy, 16th century
1964.88.rSteelOverall: 44 x 17 cm (17 5/16 x 6 11/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
No image available
North Italy, 16th century
1964.88.sSteelOverall: 75.2 x 58.5 cm (29 5/8 x 23 1/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
No image available
North Italy, 16th century
1964.88.tSteelOverall: 80.5 x 79 cm (31 11/16 x 31 1/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
No image available
North Italy, 16th century
1964.88.uSteelOverall: 52 x 31 cm (20 1/2 x 12 3/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
No image available
North Italy, 16th century
1964.88.vSteelOverall: 51.8 x 31.6 cm (20 3/8 x 12 7/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
No image available
North Italy, 16th century
1964.88.wSteelOverall: 81.6 x 13 cm (32 1/8 x 5 1/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
No image available
North Italy, 16th century
1964.88.xSteelJohn L. Severance FundCCCC0
No image available
North Italy, 16th century
1964.88.ySteelJohn L. Severance FundCCCC0
No image available
North Italy, 16th Century, but mostly modern reconstruction
1964.88.zSteelOverall: 52 x 40.5 x 57 cm (20 1/2 x 15 15/16 x 22 7/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
No image available
North Italy, 16th century
1964.88.aaSteelJohn L. Severance FundCCCC0
No image available
North Italy, 16th century
1964.88.bbSteelJohn L. Severance FundCCCC0
No image available
North Italy, 16th century
1964.88.ccSteelOverall: 62.5 x 25.5 x 19.4 cm (24 5/8 x 10 1/16 x 7 5/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
No image available
North Italy, 16th century
1964.88.ddSteelOverall: 15.4 x 13 x 7.5 cm (6 1/16 x 5 1/8 x 2 15/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
No image available
North Italy, 16th century
1964.88.eeSteelOverall: 15.7 x 13 x 7.5 cm (6 3/16 x 5 1/8 x 2 15/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Miquelet Lock
Domingo Gabiola (Spanish)
1918.71SteelOverall: 11.6 x 9.6 cm (4 9/16 x 3 3/4 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
Gothic Mitten Gauntlet
Italy, 15th century
1916.1645SteelOverall: 30.2 x 10.8 cm (11 7/8 x 4 1/4 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 Mitten Gauntlet for the Right Hand
South Germany or Austria (Innsbruck), late 15th Century
1916.2081SteelOverall: 32 x 9.5 cm (12 5/8 x 3 3/4 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
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
No image available
Germany, Nuremberg, 16th century
1916.1714.aSteelOverall: 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
No image available
Germany, Nuremberg, 16th century
1916.1714.bSteelOverall: 32.5 x 26 x 15.8 cm (12 13/16 x 10 1/4 x 6 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
No image available
Germany, Nuremberg, 16th century
1916.1714.eSteel, steel and brass rivets, leather strapsOverall: 58.5 x 15.8 cm (23 1/16 x 6 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
No image available
Germany, Nuremberg, 16th century
1916.1714.gSteel, steel and brass rivets, leather strapsOverall: 31.1 cm (12 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
No image available
Germany, Nuremberg, 16th century
1916.1714.hSteel, steel and brass rivets, leather strapsOverall: 45.2 x 17.9 cm (17 13/16 x 7 1/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
No image available
Germany, Nuremberg, 16th century
1916.1714.kSteel, steel and brass rivets, leather strapsGift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Pair of Flintlock Pistols
Lazarino Cominazzo (Italian) and 1 other
1916.679Steel, 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
1916.679.1Steel, 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
Elements from an Armor
Germany, 16th century
1916.1804Steel, leather bands; steel; steel and leatherGift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Triple-Crested Burgonet
Germany, Augsburg (?), 16th century
1916.1804.aSteel, leather bandsOverall: 28 x 30.2 x 21.3 cm (11 x 11 7/8 x 8 3/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Breastplate
Germany, 16th century
1916.1804.bSteelOverall: 43.8 x 36.9 cm (17 1/4 x 14 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Pair of Gothic Fan-Shaped Pauldron
Antonio Missaglia (Italian, 1416/17-1495/96)
1916.2080SteelOverall: 21.5 x 25.2 x 14.8 cm (8 7/16 x 9 15/16 x 5 13/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Pair of Gothic Fan-Shaped Pauldron (right)
Antonio Missaglia (Italian, 1416/17-1495/96)
1916.2080.1SteelOverall: 21.5 x 25.2 x 14.8 cm (8 7/16 x 9 15/16 x 5 13/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Pair of Gothic Fan-Shaped Pauldron (left)
Antonio Missaglia (Italian, 1416/17-1495/96)
1916.2080.2SteelOverall: 21.5 x 25.2 x 14.8 cm (8 7/16 x 9 15/16 x 5 13/16 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
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
Fragmented Figure Construction
Richard Hunt (American, b. 1935)
1969.16Welded steelBase: 35.6 x 66 x 66 cm (14 x 26 x 26 in.); Unframed: 143.5 cm (56 1/2 in.)Gift of Arnold H. Maremont©
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Collar
European, 15th century
1916.1584Riveted steel ringsDiameter: 0.5 cm (3/16 in.); Overall: 61.5 cm (24 3/16 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
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
Small Sword with Masks and Figures
hilt: Holland, blade: Germany, Solingen, 17th century
1916.1488Steel; chiseling; copper wireOverall: 104 cm (40 15/16 in.); Blade: 87.2 cm (34 5/16 in.); Grip: 12.5 cm (4 15/16 in.); Guard: 7.6 cm (3 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Burgonet
Italy, Milan(?), 16th century
1916.1642Steel, radiate flutingsOverall: 25.3 x 26 x 25.3 cm (9 15/16 x 10 1/4 x 9 15/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Banner Head in the Form of a Fleur-de-lys
France, 18th century
1916.1490SteelOverall: 25 x 6.7 cm (9 13/16 x 2 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Black and White Elbow Gauntlet for the Right Hand
North Germany, 16th century
1916.1082Steel, blackened with leatherOverall: 43.2 x 12.7 cm (17 x 5 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
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
Falchion
Italy (?), blade: 18th century
1916.1624Steel,Overall: 78.7 cm (31 in.); Blade: 64.9 cm (25 9/16 in.); Quillions: 20.3 cm (8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Executioner's Sword
Germany, 17th century
1916.1616SteelOverall: 98.1 cm (38 5/8 in.); Blade: 75.3 cm (29 5/8 in.); Quillions: 15.5 cm (6 1/8 in.); Grip: 22.5 cm (8 7/8 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
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
Hauberk
European, 15th century
1916.1552Riveted steel rings; close wovenOverall: 110.5 cm (43 1/2 in.)Gift of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Pair of Upper Arm Canons
attributed to Negroli Workshop (Italian, c. 1500-1561)
1916.1517SteelOverall: 14 x 14 cm (5 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
No image available
attributed to Negroli Workshop (Italian, c. 1500-1561)
1916.1517.1SteelOverall: 14 x 14 cm (5 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
No image available
attributed to Negroli Workshop (Italian, c. 1500-1561)
1916.1517.2SteelOverall: 14 x 14 cm (5 1/2 x 5 1/2 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
Helmet with Barred Visor
England (?), 16th century
1916.1084SteelOverall: 31.1 x 31.4 x 25.1 cm (12 1/4 x 12 3/8 x 9 7/8 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
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
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
Mandrake
Theodore Roszak (American, 1907-1981)
1964.4Steel brazed with copperOverall: 64.7 x 101.6 x 29.8 cm (25 1/2 x 40 x 11 3/4 in.)Gift of the Cleveland Society for Contemporary Art©
Visored Sallet
Germany, 16th century
2014.393SteelOverall: 21 x 25 x 42 cm (8 1/4 x 9 13/16 x 16 9/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
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
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
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
Cabacete (Helmet)
Spain, late 15th century
2012.39SteelOverall: 27.3 x 26 x 36.5 cm (10 3/4 x 10 1/4 x 14 3/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Cavalry Sword
Germany, Saxony, 18th century
1919.55Steel (vestiges of blueing and gilding on hilt); wire gripOverall: 105 cm (41 5/16 in.); Blade: 105 cm (41 5/16 in.); Grip: 14.5 cm (5 11/16 in.); Guard: 11 cm (4 5/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Breastplate with Etched Bands of Trophies and Medallions
North Italy, 16th century
1916.1654Etched steelOverall: 46 x 34.7 x 15.9 cm (18 1/8 x 13 11/16 x 6 1/4 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
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
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
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
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
Wheel-Lock from a Hunting Rifle
Germany, early 18th Century
1918.73Steel, engravedOverall: 20.8 x 13.4 x 4.8 cm (8 3/16 x 5 1/4 x 1 7/8 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
Schiavona Broadsword
Italy, Venice, early 18th Century
1916.705Steel and silver wire grip. silver pommelOverall: 107.3 cm (42 1/4 in.); Blade: 92.7 cm (36 1/2 in.); Grip: 9.8 cm (3 7/8 in.); Guard: 12.7 cm (5 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Glaive
Italy, Venice, 17th century
1916.1536Steel, etchedOverall: 179 cm (70 1/2 in.); Blade: 22.2 cm (8 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
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
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
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
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
Half Armor for the Foot Tournament
Pompeo della Cesa (Italian, active 1572-93)
1996.299Etched and gilded steel, brass rivets, leather and velvet fittingsOverall: 31.7 x 27.7 x 21.6 cm (12 1/2 x 10 7/8 x 8 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
White Loops and Red Spiral
Alexander Calder (American, 1898-1976)
1961.195Painted steel and aluminumOverall: 77.5 cm (30 1/2 in.)Gift of The Halle Bros. Co.©
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
No image available
Holland, 17th century
38.2008SteelLent by The Royal Armouries, Leeds©
No image available
Nuremberg, c. 1520
36.2008SteelLent by The Royal Armouries, Leeds©
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
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
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
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
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
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
Dagger
Switzerland and/or France, 17th century
1916.1894Steel and wire; chiseled quillions and pommelOverall: 44.3 cm (17 7/16 in.); Quillions: 9.2 cm (3 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
No image available
Switzerland and/or France, 17th century
1916.1894.aSteel and wire; chiseled quillions and pommelOverall: 44.3 cm (17 7/16 in.); Quillions: 9.2 cm (3 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
No image available
Switzerland and/or France, 17th century
1916.1894.bSteel decorated with mythological scenes chiseled in high reliefOverall: 28.6 cm (11 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Field Armor in Maximilian Style
Germany, Augsburg(?), early 16th century
2012.38Fluted steel with leather strapsOverall: 170.2 cm (67 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Field Armor in Maximilian Style: Helmet
Germany, Augsburg(?), early 16th century
2012.38.aFluted steel with leather strapsOverall: 170.2 cm (67 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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
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
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
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
Breastplate in the Maximilian Style
Germany, Nuremberg(?), early 16th century
1916.1640.aSteel, brass rivetsOverall: 48.3 x 40.3 x 16 cm (19 x 15 7/8 x 6 5/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Backplate in the Maximilian Style
Germany, Nuremberg(?), early 16th century
1916.1640.bSteel, brass rivetsOverall: 42 x 33.9 x 15.5 cm (16 9/16 x 13 3/8 x 6 1/8 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
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
Hunting Sword
Netherlands, early 18th Century
1916.1627Steel, wood, brassOverall: 81.3 cm (32 in.); Blade: 66.7 cm (26 1/4 in.); Guard: 16.2 cm (6 3/8 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
Brandistock (with retractible blades)
Italy, early 17th century
1921.1257Steel; round wood haftOverall: 207 cm (81 1/2 in.); Closed: 162.2 cm (63 7/8 in.); Blade: 44.5 cm (17 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Sword
European, early 15th century
1921.1252Steel, leather, wireOverall: 85.3 cm (33 9/16 in.); Blade: 71.7 cm (28 1/4 in.); Quillions: 16.7 cm (6 9/16 in.); Grip: 12.7 cm (5 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
Wending Back
Anthony Caro
1970.29Painted steelOverall: 190.5 x 320 x 153.6 cm (75 x 126 x 60 1/2 in.)Contemporary Collection of The Cleveland Museum of Art©
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
Elements from a Partial Suit of Armor
Germany, 16th century
1923.1067Steel with black paintGift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Close Helmet
Germany, 16th century
1923.1067.aSteel with black paintOverall: 27.3 x 33 cm (10 3/4 x 13 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Breastplate (with lance rest and fauld/ Nuremberg)
Germany, 16th century
1923.1067.bSteel with black paint and leather strapsOverall: 44 x 36.3 cm (17 5/16 x 14 5/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Backplate
Germany, 16th century
1923.1067.cSteel with black paint, leather strapsOverall: 38 x 35.5 cm (14 15/16 x 14 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
Double-Barrelled Flintlock Sporting Gun of Napoleon  I Bonaparte
Jean Le Page (French)
1966.433Blued steel with gilt decoration; walnut stock; chiseled mountsOverall: 116.8 cm (46 in.); Butt: 10.8 cm (4 1/4 in.); Barrel: 76.3 cm (30 1/16 in.); Bore: 1.6 cm (5/8 in.)Gift of David S. IngallsCCCC0
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
Gothic Breastplate and Taces
North Italy, late 15th Century
1919.63Steel with brass rosette rivetsOverall: 41 x 31.7 x 14 cm (16 1/8 x 12 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Burgonet with Hinged Cheek Pieces
Germany, Nuremberg, 16th century
1916.1088Steel, leather chin strapOverall: 33 x 28.5 x 26.2 cm (13 x 11 1/4 x 10 5/16 in.)Gift of 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
No image available
France (blade: Germany?), 18th century
1916.1492.aSteel, 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
Pair of Candelabra
Russia, Tula, Neo-classical, 18th century
2010.2Cut and polished steel with gold and silvered decorationOverall: 40.7 x 24.8 cm (16 x 9 3/4 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
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
Schiavona Broadsword
Italy, Venice, 18th century
1916.698Steel, brass, leather and woodOverall: 100.3 cm (39 1/2 in.); Blade: 84.4 cm (33 1/4 in.); Grip: 10.5 cm (4 1/8 in.); Guard: 14.8 cm (5 13/16 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
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
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
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
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
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
Stiletto with Grip Fashioned as Figures of Charity, Justice, and Hope
Italy, 17th century
1916.1709Steel, brass, ivoryOverall: 34 cm (13 3/8 in.); Blade: 23.3 cm (9 3/16 in.); Quillions: 4.6 cm (1 13/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Rowel Spur
Spain, early 18th Century
1916.1568SteelDiameter: 7.2 cm (2 13/16 in.); Overall: 9.5 cm (3 3/4 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
Cuirassier's Armor
Austria, Graz(?), early 17th century
2012.37Steel (originally blued, now black); leather strapsOverall: 171.4 cm (67 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Cuirassier's Armor: Helmet
Austria, Graz(?), early 17th century
2012.37.aSteel (originally blued, now black); leather strapsOverall: 171.4 cm (67 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Partisan
Italy, 16th century
1916.1818Steel, etched; oval wood haftOverall: 236.2 cm (93 in.); Blade: 17.1 cm (6 3/4 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
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
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
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
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
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
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Italy, Brescia, 17th century
1916.52.1Steel, 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
No image available
Italy, Brescia, 17th century
1916.52.2Chiseled steel and 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
Pear-Stalk Cabasset
Italy
1916.26SteelOverall: 40.8 x 25.7 x 30.5 cm (16 1/16 x 10 1/8 x 12 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
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
Hunting Sword
Clemens Willems (German)
1916.1626Steel and wood, scroll ornamentsOverall: 84.5 cm (33 1/4 in.); Blade: 71.2 cm (28 1/16 in.); Grip: 12.8 cm (5 1/16 in.); Hilt: 11.8 cm (4 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
Delta Theme IV
George Rickey (American, 1906-2002)
1991.174Stainless steelOverall: 114.3 x 110.5 cm (45 x 43 1/2 in.)Seventy-fifth anniversary gift of Mary S. and Louis S. Myers©
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
Partisan
Germany, 18th century
1951.352Steel, etched, haft brokenOverall: 29.1 cm (11 7/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William F. WiemanCCCC0
Round Shield (Rondache)
North Italy, 16th century
1916.1615Steel, etched panels, roped borderDiameter: 56.5 cm (22 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Firebird
Richard Hunt (American, b. 1935)
1984.191Welded corten steelOverall: 243.8 cm (96 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Dorsky©
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
Combined Wheel-Lock Spanner and Powder Measure
Germany, 17th century
1916.1908Steel, trefoil top pierced with square holesOverall: 23.5 cm (9 1/4 in.); Closed: 16.2 cm (6 3/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Miquelet Lock
Spain, late 17th Century
1918.72Steel, inlaid with gold and silverOverall: 11.8 x 10.8 x 3.2 cm (4 5/8 x 4 1/4 x 1 1/4 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
Close Helmet
North Italy, Brescia (?), 16th century
1916.1816.aSteel with etched decorative bands and roundelsOverall: 29.5 x 28.5 x 23 cm (11 5/8 x 11 1/4 x 9 1/16 in.)Gift 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
Corsèque (Chauve-Souris)
North Italy, 16th century
1916.1802Steel; round wood haft with leather strapsOverall: 183.5 cm (72 1/4 in.); Blade: 22.2 cm (8 3/4 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
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
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
Corsèque (Chauve-Souris)
North Italy, 16th century
1916.1801Steel, square wood haft with planed cornersOverall: 254 cm (100 in.); Blade: 26 cm (10 1/4 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
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
Hauberk
European, 15th century
1916.1918Steel and brass ringsDiameter: 0.6 cm (1/4 in.); Overall: 52.1 cm (20 1/2 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
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
Cup from a Rapier's Hilt
Italy, 17th century
1916.1809Steel with etched floral, floiate, and bird designsDiameter: 12.3 cm (4 13/16 in.); Overall: 16.9 cm (6 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Wheel-Lock Hunting Rifle
Italy, Sardinia, 17th century
1919.64Steel; pierced and chiseled mounts, walnut stockOverall: 122.7 cm (48 5/16 in.); Butt: 12.7 cm (5 in.); Barrel: 90.8 cm (35 3/4 in.); Bore: 1.1 cm (7/16 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
No image available
Netherlands, Dutch or Flemish, 17th century
1923.1063.aSteel with brass rivets and black paintOverall: 38.5 x 26 x 23.5 cm (15 3/16 x 10 1/4 x 9 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
No image available
England, Greenwich (?), 17th century
1923.1063.bSteel with brass rivets and black paintOverall: 38.7 x 35.6 cm (15 1/4 x 14 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
No image available
England, Greenwich (?), 17th century
1923.1063.cSteel with brass rivets and black paintOverall: 33 x 32.4 cm (13 x 12 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
No image available
England, Greenwich (?), 17th century
1923.1063.dSteel with brass rivets and black paintOverall: 33 x 32.4 cm (13 x 12 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Hunting Sword
Netherlands, 18th century
1916.1686Steel; pierced and chiseled cast-iron hilt ; blade engravedOverall: 65 cm (25 9/16 in.); Blade: 52.9 cm (20 13/16 in.); Quillions: 8.9 cm (3 1/2 in.); Grip: 11.6 cm (4 9/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Vambrace
Germany, Augsburg, 16th century
1916.1083Steel, etched and lightly embossed with strapwork bandsOverall: 17.2 x 10.8 cm (6 3/4 x 4 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Small Sword
France, 17th century
1916.1485Steel, iron, silver inlay; wood and brass wireOverall: 90.8 cm (35 3/4 in.); Blade: 74.1 cm (29 3/16 in.); Guard: 6.7 cm (2 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Small Sword
France, late 17th Century
1916.1500Steel, chiseled and pierced; iron, wood; wire-bound gripOverall: 104.1 cm (41 in.); Blade: 87.6 cm (34 1/2 in.); Guard: 7.9 cm (3 1/8 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
Hand-and-a-Half Sword
Germany, 16th century
1974.58Steel; wood, leather, sharkskin gripOverall: 116.8 cm (46 in.); Blade: 94.8 cm (37 5/16 in.); Quillions: 31 cm (12 3/16 in.); Grip: 21 cm (8 1/4 in.)Gift from the Bascom Little EstateCCCC0
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
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
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
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
Leg Guard (Greave)
Germany, 16th century
1916.1519Steelwith roped edge and scroll designOverall: 43.2 x 12.4 cm (17 x 4 7/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Black and White Morion
Germany, early 17th Century
1916.1080Steel with black paintOverall: 36.3 x 28.6 x 24.4 cm (14 5/16 x 11 1/4 x 9 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Hilt from a Court Sword
England, late 18th Century
1923.1061Polished steel, pierced and inset with faceted steel beadsOverall: 18.4 cm (7 1/4 in.); Guard: 9.7 cm (3 13/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Partisan
France, 17th century
1916.1795Steel, etched; octagonal wood haft with studs and leather; remnants of velvet tasselOverall: 217.2 cm (85 1/2 in.); Blade: 57.2 cm (22 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Basket-Hilted Broadsword
hilt: Scotland; blade: Germany, Solingen, hilt: 18th Century
1916.701Steel; liner of buff leather; grip of wood, copper wire and fishskin (ray?)Overall: 101.6 cm (40 in.); Blade: 85.7 cm (33 3/4 in.); Grip: 11 cm (4 5/16 in.); Hilt: 12.8 cm (5 1/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Hauberk
Turkey (?), 15th century
1916.1890Riveted steel ringsDiameter: 1.1 cm (7/16 in.); Overall: 91.5 cm (36 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Small Sword
France, Paris, 18th century
1916.1496Steel, gilded with woodOverall: 103.2 cm (40 5/8 in.); Blade: 86 cm (33 7/8 in.); Guard: 7 cm (2 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Helmet
North India, 17th century
1919.62Steel with gold and brassOverall: 9.6 cm (3 3/4 in.); Diameter: 20.7 cm (8 1/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Crossbow Bolt
Germany, 17th century
1916.1962Wood (flights missing) and steelOverall: 37 cm (14 9/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Fighting Knife
Northwest Coast, Tlingit, 19th century
1916.719Steel. leather, cord, and horn inlaid with abalone shellOverall: 2.5 x 6 cm (1 x 2 3/8 in.); Blade: 21 cm (8 1/4 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
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
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
Source
Tony Smith (American, 1912-1980)
2001.256Painted steelOverall: 335.2 x 899.1 x 1036.3 cm (131 15/16 x 354 x 408 in.)Gift of the Metropolitan Bank & Trust Company©
Parade Spear
Germany, Augsburg?, 16th century
1916.1789Steel, etched; brass lugs; hexagonal wood haft with leather straps; woolen tasselOverall: 208.2 cm (81 15/16 in.); Blade: 29.5 cm (11 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Brayette
European, 15th century
1916.1574Riveted steel rings; strongly reinforcedDiameter: 1 cm (3/8 in.); Overall: 47.7 cm (18 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Sword
Italy, 16th century
1916.1715Steel, hilt russetted, leather gripOverall: 100 cm (39 3/8 in.); Blade: 87 cm (34 1/4 in.); Quillions: 6.3 cm (2 1/2 in.); Grip: 11.5 cm (4 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Black and White Morion (of Munich Town Guard)
Germany, late 16th Century
1919.57Steel, roped edge, decorative brass rivet washers as rosettes; black paintOverall: 25.4 x 36.2 x 23.2 cm (10 x 14 1/4 x 9 1/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
The Drinking Customs of Society or Worship of Bacchus
George Cruikshank (British, 1792-1878) and 1 other
1931.434Steel engravingGift of Mrs. Coburn HaskellCCCC0
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
Rapier
Blade: Spain, Toledo Hilt: Italt, Belluno?, late 16th-early 17th Century
1974.59Steel, ribbed guard and pommel; wood and wireOverall: 135.9 cm (53 1/2 in.); Blade: 111.1 cm (43 3/4 in.); Quillions: 25.5 cm (10 1/16 in.); Grip: 16.5 cm (6 1/2 in.)Gift from the Bascom Little EstateCCCC0
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
Battle Axe
Italy, late 16th Century
1916.1599Steel, inset with copper rosetteBlade: 8.3 cm (3 1/4 in.); Head: 27.3 cm (10 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Purse Strap
Italy, 16th century
1916.1549Chiseled steelOverall: 16.3 x 12.7 cm (6 7/16 x 5 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Pair of Wheel-lock Petronels
Georg Kurland (Polish)
2012.97Steel, gilding, and wood inlaid with elk horn, ivory, and mother-of-pearlOverall: 70.5 cm (27 3/4 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Wheel-lock Petronel
Georg Kurland (Polish)
2012.97.1Steel, gilding, and wood inlaid with elk horn, ivory, and mother-of-pearlOverall: 13 x 73 x 6 cm (5 1/8 x 28 3/4 x 2 3/8 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Wheel-lock Petronel
Georg Kurland (Polish)
2012.97.2Steel, gilding, and wood inlaid with elk horn, ivory, and mother-of-pearlOverall: 13 x 73 x 6 cm (5 1/8 x 28 3/4 x 2 3/8 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
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
Hauberk
European, 15th century
1916.1567Fine steel rings; leather collarOverall: 124.5 cm (49 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Cabasset
Italy, 16th century
1919.56Steel, black paint, brass rosette rivetsOverall: 18.4 x 25.7 x 21.6 cm (7 1/4 x 10 1/8 x 8 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Flintlock Pistol
Johann Andreas Kuchenreuter (German, 1716-1795)
1918.76Steel, walnut stock, brass mounts, barrel inlaid with gold, brass, and silverOverall: 25.7 cm (10 1/8 in.); Barrel: 14.5 cm (5 11/16 in.); Bore: 1.2 cm (1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Court Sword
France, late 18th century
1923.1068SteelGift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0