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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
Chanfron in Maximilian Style
Germany, Nuremberg (?), early 16th Century
1916.1845CCCC0
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
Stiletto
Italy, Brescia, 17th century
1916.1699CCCC0
Helmet
Germany, Saxony, 16th century
1916.1502CCCC0
Sword
European (unassigned), 15th century
1919.69CCCC0
Gothic Breastplate
South Germany or Austria
1916.29CCCC0
Pricked Spur
Spain, 13th century
1916.1604CCCC0
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
Spanner for a Wheel-Lock Gun
Germany, early 17th century
1916.1866CCCC0
Close Helmet (Burgonet)
Italy, Milan (?), early 16th Century
1916.1649CCCC0
"Secrete" or Skull Cap (Hat Lining)
England (?), 17th century
1916.1895CCCC0
Jousting Glove (Main-de-Fer Gauntlet)
South Germany, 16th century
1916.1511.1CCCC0
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
Pair of Flintlock Pistols
Lazarino Cominazzo (Italian)
1916.679CCCC0
Flintlock Pistol
Lazarino Cominazzo (Italian)
1916.679.1CCCC0
Flintlock Pistol
Lazarino Cominazzo (Italian)
1916.679.2CCCC0
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
Hauberk
European, 15th century
1916.1817CCCC0
Butt-Cap from a Flintlock Pistol
Italy, Brescia, 17th century
1916.1909CCCC0
Fragmented Figure Construction
Richard Hunt (American, b. 1935)
1969.16©
Parrying Dagger
Italy, late 16th - early 17th Century
1916.1657CCCC0
Hauberk
European, 15th century
1916.1543CCCC0
Close Helmet in Maximilian Style
Germany, 16th century
1916.1855CCCC0
Wheel-Lock from a Hunting Rifle
Germany, Munich, 18th century
1916.40CCCC0
Dagger
Netherlands, 17th century
1916.1688CCCC0
Rapier
Federico Picinino (Italian)
1916.695CCCC0
Dagger
Italy, early 17th century
1916.1865CCCC0
Black and White Elbow Gauntlet for the Right Hand
North Germany, 16th century
1916.1082CCCC0
Burgonet
Italy, Milan(?), 16th century
1916.1642CCCC0
Small Sword with Masks and Figures
hilt: Holland, blade: Germany, Solingen, 17th century
1916.1488CCCC0
Banner Head in the Form of a Fleur-de-lys
France, 18th century
1916.1490CCCC0
Hanger (Hunting Sword)
Hilt: Italy (?); Blade: Germany, Saxony, late 16th-17th Century
1916.1629CCCC0
Snaphance Pistol
Spain, Ripoll, 17th century
1918.68CCCC0
Collar
European, 15th century
1916.1584CCCC0
Bill
Italy, 15th century
1916.1835CCCC0
Burgonet
North Italy, 16th century
1916.1653CCCC0
Hauberk
European, 15th century
1916.1552CCCC0
Falchion
Italy (?), blade: 18th century
1916.1624CCCC0
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
Rondache (Round Shield)
Italy, Milan, 16th century
1916.1504CCCC0
Executioner's Sword
Germany, 17th century
1916.1616CCCC0
Helmet with Barred Visor
England (?), 16th century
1916.1084CCCC0
Estoc
Germany, early 16th Century
1916.686CCCC0
Cranequin with Arms of Elector Augustus I of Saxony
Germany, Saxony, 16th century
1916.1723.bCCCC0
Visored Sallet
Germany, 16th century
2014.393CCCC0
Halberd
Switzerland, 17th century
1916.1562CCCC0
Wheel-Lock from a Hunting Gun
Germany, 17th century
1916.39CCCC0
Parrying Dagger
Germany, early 17th Century
1916.1891CCCC0
Buffe (etched with bands of trophies)
North Italy, 16th century
1916.1930CCCC0
Rapier
Germany, 17th century
1916.1498CCCC0
Closed Sallet with Grotesque Face (Schembart visor)
Germany, Nuremberg, early 16th Century
1916.1646CCCC0
Cabacete (Helmet)
Spain, late 15th century
2012.39CCCC0
Cavalry Sword
Germany, Saxony, 18th century
1919.55CCCC0
Sword
Germany (?), 15th century
1916.1600CCCC0
Demi-Chanfron
Germany, Augsburg, 16th century
1916.1526CCCC0
Schiavona Broadsword
Italy, Venice, early 18th Century
1916.705CCCC0
Bishop's Mantle (Cape)
European (German or Swiss?), early 16th century
1921.1256CCCC0
Wheel-Lock from a Hunting Rifle
Germany, early 18th Century
1918.73CCCC0
Flintlock Pistol
Italy, Brescia, 18th century
1916.49CCCC0
Patron (Cartridge Box)
Germany, early 17th Century
1916.1911CCCC0
Schiavona Broadsword
Italy, Venice, early 18th Century
1916.693CCCC0
Mandrake
Theodore Roszak (American, 1907-1981)
1964.4©
Parade Sword
Italy, Ferrara, early 16th Century
1916.704CCCC0
Glaive
Italy, Venice, 17th century
1916.1536CCCC0
Left-Handed Dagger or "Main Gauche"
Spain (?) or Italy, (Neapolitan?), 17th century
1916.699CCCC0
Peaked Morion
North Italy, Milan?, 16th century
1916.1085CCCC0
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
"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
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
Armor for Man and Horse with Völs-Colonna Arms
North Italy, 16th century
1964.88SteelJohn 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
Pair of Flintlock Pistols
Lazarino Cominazzo (Italian)
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)
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
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
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
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©
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Hauberk
European, 15th century
1916.1552Riveted steel rings; close wovenOverall: 110.5 cm (43 1/2 in.)Gift of 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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©
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
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
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
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