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Type: Arms and Armor (1301)
Half Armor for the Foot Tournament
Pompeo della Cesa (Italian, active 1572-93)
1996.299CCCC0
War Hat (or Kettle Hat)
workshop of Antonio Missaglia (Italian, 1416/17-1495/96)
1916.1565CCCC0
Wheel-Lock Hunting Pistol
South Germany, 16th century
1916.672CCCC0
Breastplate from Hussar's Cuirass
Germany, Augsburg or Hungary, 16th century
1916.1521CCCC0
Powder Flask
Italy, 16th century
1916.666CCCC0
Small Sword
Germany, Passau (?), 17th century
1916.1099CCCC0
Crossbow of Elector Augustus I of Saxony
Germany, Saxony, 16th century
1916.1723.aCCCC0
Cranequin with Arms of Elector Augustus I of Saxony
Germany, Saxony, 16th century
1916.1723.bCCCC0
Helmet
Germany, Saxony, 16th century
1916.1502CCCC0
Kettle Hat (War Hat)
Italy, 15th century
1916.1919CCCC0
Pair of Flintlock Pistols
Franco-Flemish, Liège, early 18th century
1916.50CCCC0
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
Crossbow Bolt
Germany, 16th-17th century
1916.1758CCCC0
Pellet Crossbow
South Germany (?), 17th century
1916.1726CCCC0
Crossbow Bolt
Germany, 16th-17th century
1916.1742CCCC0
Spear Thrower
Peru, South Coast, late Paracas or early Nasca style
1940.507CCCC0
Tschinki (Wheel-Lock Hunting Rifle)
Poland, Silesia, 17th century
1916.1782CCCC0
Wheel-Lock Rifle
Germany, Bavaria (?), 17th century
1919.65CCCC0
Small Sword
after a design by Jean-Baptiste Oudry (French, 1686-1755)
1916.1094CCCC0
Bill
Italy, 15th century
1916.1835CCCC0
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
Estoc
Germany, early 16th Century
1916.686CCCC0
Snaphance Gunlock
Italy, Brescia (?), 17th century
1916.41CCCC0
Sword
Germany (?), 15th century
1916.1600CCCC0
Barbute (from the Venetian Garrison at Chalcis)
North Italy, 14th-15th century
1923.1065CCCC0
Demi-Chanfron
Germany, Augsburg, 16th century
1916.1526CCCC0
Club (Knobkerrie)
Southern Africa, South Africa, Northern Nguni or Zulu, late 19th or early 20th century
2010.232CCCC0
Club (Knobkerrie)
Southern Africa, Kingdom of Eswatini, Swazi people, 19th or 20th century
2010.203CCCC0
Flintlock Pistol
Lazaro Lazarino (Italian) and 1 other
1916.45CCCC0
Flintlock Pistol
Italy, Brescia, 18th century
1916.49CCCC0
Gothic Bevor
Spain (Hispano-Flemish), 15th century
1916.1920CCCC0
Pricked Spur
Spain, 13th century
1916.1611CCCC0
Hauberk
Germany (?), first half 15th Century
1923.1120CCCC0
Pricked Spur
Spain, 13th century
1916.1953CCCC0
Pommel Plates from the Garniture of Rudolf II
Anton Peffenhauser (German, 1525-1603)
1916.1888CCCC0
Pommel Plate of a Saddle (from the Garniture of Rudolf II)
Anton Peffenhauser (German, 1525-1603)
1916.1888.2CCCC0
Parade Halberd
Italy, 17th century
1916.1826CCCC0
Powder Flask
Austria (?) or Germany, 16th century
1916.676CCCC0
Rapier
Spain, 17th century
1916.1811CCCC0
Powder Flask
Germany, 17th century
1916.57CCCC0
Powder Flask
Germany, 16th century
1916.452CCCC0
Cup-Hilted Rapier
Italy, Milan?, 17th century
1916.706CCCC0
Powder Flask
Austria, Tyrol, 17th century
1916.59CCCC0
Powder Flask
Germany, 17th century
1916.60CCCC0
Chanfron in Maximilian Style
Germany, Nuremberg (?), early 16th Century
1916.1845CCCC0
Cuirassier's Armor
Austria, Graz(?), early 17th century
2012.37CCCC0
Cuirassier's Armor: Helmet
Austria, Graz(?), early 17th century
2012.37.aCCCC0
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
Left-Handed Dagger or "Main Gauche"
Spain (?) or Italy, (Neapolitan?), 17th century
1916.699CCCC0
Halberd
Germany (?), late 15th century
1916.1559CCCC0
Pricked Spur
Spain, 13th century
1916.1604CCCC0
Tilting Suit (composed)
South Germany, 16th century
1916.1511CCCC0
Jousting Glove (Main-de-Fer Gauntlet)
South Germany, 16th century
1916.1511.1CCCC0
Wheel-Lock from a Hunting Gun
Germany, 17th century
1916.39CCCC0
Gothic Breastplate
South Germany or Austria
1916.29CCCC0
Halberd
Switzerland, 17th century
1916.1562CCCC0
Armet à Rondelle
Italy, Milan, 15th century
1916.1551CCCC0
Breastplate
Germany, Nuremberg, 16th century
1916.1647CCCC0
Close Helmet in Maximilian Style
Germany, Nuremberg(?), 16th century
1916.1651CCCC0
Rapier
Federico Picinino (Italian)
1916.695CCCC0
Halberd
Switzerland, late 15th Century
1916.1556CCCC0
Basket-Hilt Broadsword ("Mortuary Sword")
Hilt: England; Blade: Germany, Solingen (?), Hilt: 17th Century; Blade: 18th Century
1916.696CCCC0
Small Sword
England, 18th century
1916.1489CCCC0
Small Sword
France, 18th century
1916.1096CCCC0
Halberd
Germany (?), early 16th Century
1916.1561CCCC0
Parrying Dagger
Italy, late 16th - early 17th Century
1916.1657CCCC0
Hanger (Hunting Sword)
Hilt: Italy (?); Blade: Germany, Saxony, late 16th-17th Century
1916.1629CCCC0
Halberd
Germany, 16th century
1916.1542CCCC0
Dagger
Italy, early 17th Century
1916.1696CCCC0
Halberd
Germany, 16th century
1916.1564CCCC0
Halberd
Switzerland, 17th century
1916.1554CCCC0
Pillow Sword
Italy, 17th century
1916.1495CCCC0
Executioner's Sword
Germany, late 17th Century
1916.1620CCCC0
Seven-Flanged Mace
Italy (?), 16th century
1916.1589CCCC0
Close Helmet in Maximilian Style
Germany, 16th century
1916.1855CCCC0
Crossbow
Germany, 15th century
1916.1725CCCC0
Cranequin
Germany, Nuremberg (?), 16th century
1916.1728CCCC0
Crossbow Bolt
Germany, 16th-17th century
1916.1740CCCC0
Crossbow Bolt
Germany, 16th-17th century
1916.1754CCCC0
Crossbow Bolt
Germany, 16th-17th century
1916.1764CCCC0
Crossbow Bolt
Germany, 16th-17th century
1916.1756CCCC0
Crossbow Bolt
Germany, 16th-17th century
1916.1744CCCC0
Crossbow Bolt
Germany, 16th-17th century
1916.1757CCCC0
Crossbow Bolt
Germany, 16th-17th century
1916.1761CCCC0
Crossbow Bolt
Germany, 16th-17th century
1916.1760CCCC0
Crossbow Bolt
Germany, 16th-17th century
1916.1759CCCC0
Court Sword
England, London or Birmingham, late 18th Century
1916.1095CCCC0
Linstock
France, 17th century
1916.1786CCCC0
Glaive (with Arms of Giustini Family)
Italy, Venice, 17th century
1916.1532CCCC0
Two-Handed Sword
Spain, Toledo, second half of 16th Century
1916.1509CCCC0
Burgonet with Hinged Cheek Pieces
North Italy, 16th century
1916.1086CCCC0
Rapier
Germany, early 17th Century
1916.1719CCCC0
Gothic Breastplate
South Germany or Austria, Innsbruck, late 15th century
1916.1720CCCC0
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
Dagger
Italy, late 17th Century
1916.1713CCCC0
Close Helmet (from a funerary achievement?)
Holland (?), late 16th-early 17th Century
1916.1787CCCC0
Two-Handed Sword
Germany, second half of 16th Century
1919.68CCCC0
Cavalry Spider Helmet
France, 17th century
1921.1258CCCC0
Snaphance Pistol
Spain, Ripoll, 17th century
1918.68CCCC0
Powder Flask
Italy, 16th century
1918.65CCCC0
Rapier
Clemens Horn (German, 1586-1617)
1916.697CCCC0
Smallsword
France, Paris, 18th century
1916.1097CCCC0
Powder Flask
Johann Michael Maucher (German, 1645-1701)
1916.1887CCCC0
Small Sword
Germany, 18th century
1916.1501CCCC0
Bardiche (Pole Axe)
Germany or Russia, 16th century
1916.1563CCCC0
Rapier
Germany, 17th century
1916.1498CCCC0
Morion
North Italy, late 16th Century
1916.1808CCCC0
Bishop's Mantle (Cape)
European (German or Swiss?), early 16th century
1921.1256CCCC0
Powder Flask
Spain, late 18th-early 19th century
1918.66CCCC0
Rondache (Round Shield)
Italy, Milan, 16th century
1916.1504CCCC0
Peaked Morion
North Italy, Milan?, 16th century
1916.1085CCCC0
Small Sword
Italy (?), early 18th Century
1916.1101CCCC0
Half-Suit of Armor for the Field
North Italy, Brescia (?), 16th century
1916.1816CCCC0
Close Helmet
North Italy, Brescia (?), 16th century
1916.1816.aCCCC0
Hauberk
European, 15th century
1916.1543CCCC0
Gorget (from a funerary achievement?)
Netherlands(?), late 16th-early 17th Century
1916.1806CCCC0
Two-Handed Sword
Germany, second half 16th Century
1919.70CCCC0
Closed Sallet with Grotesque Face (Schembart visor)
Germany, Nuremberg, early 16th Century
1916.1646CCCC0
Small Sword
France, 18th century
1916.1484CCCC0
Two-Handed Sword
Spain, Toledo (?), second half of 16th Century
1916.1507CCCC0
Small Sword
Italy, 18th century
1916.1494CCCC0
Powder Flask
Germany, late 16th Century
1916.1906CCCC0
Halberd
France, early 17th century
1916.1797CCCC0
Small Sword
Netherlands, 17th century
1916.1093CCCC0
"Secrete" or Skull Cap (Hat Lining)
England (?), 17th century
1916.1895CCCC0
Two-Handed Sword with Flamboyant Blade
Germany, second half 16th Century
1919.71CCCC0
Hand-and-a-Half Sword
South Germany, early 16th Century
1921.1253CCCC0
Crossbow
Germany, early 17th Century
1916.1729CCCC0
Savoyard Helmet (Todenkopf)
Italy or Germany, early 17th century
2013.50CCCC0
Visored Sallet
Germany, 16th century
2014.393CCCC0
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
Katar dagger
India, Mughal
1985.119CCCC0
Wheel-Lock Hunting Rifle
Hans Schmidt (Austrian, 1669)
1959.127CCCC0
Rapier
Blade: Spain, Toledo Hilt: Italt, Belluno?, late 16th-early 17th Century
1974.59CCCC0
Small Sword
France, Paris (?), 18th century
1974.57CCCC0
Combined Priming Flask and Wheel-Lock Spanner
Germany or Austria, first half of 17th Century
1916.43CCCC0
Mount for the Upper Stock of a Flintlock Pistol
Italy, Brescia (?), late 17th Century
1916.56CCCC0
Gothic Breastplate
Germany, 16th century
1916.684CCCC0
Trigger Guard for a Pistol
Italy, Brescia (?), late 17th Century
1916.55CCCC0
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
Wheel-Lock from a Hunting Rifle
Germany, Munich, 18th century
1916.40CCCC0
Crossbow Bolt
Germany, 16th-17th century
1916.1762CCCC0
Crossbow Bolt
Germany, 16th-17th century
1916.1763CCCC0
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.j©
No image available
Germany, Nuremberg, 16th century
1916.1714.kCCCC0
Battle Axe
Scandinavia (?), 15th century
1916.1601CCCC0
Wheel-Lock from a Hunting Rifle
Austria, late 17th-early 18th Century
1916.1546CCCC0
Hauberk
European, 15th century
1916.1817CCCC0
Rapier
Germany, Solingen, early 17th Century
1916.702CCCC0
Stiletto
Italy, Brescia, 17th century
1916.1699CCCC0
Parade Sword
Italy, Ferrara, early 16th Century
1916.704CCCC0
Spanner for a Wheel-Lock Gun
Germany, 17th century
1916.669CCCC0
Hunting Sword
France (blade: Germany?), 18th century
1916.1492CCCC0
Gothic Backplate
Germany, late 15th Century
1916.1613CCCC0
Sword
European (unassigned), 15th century
1919.69CCCC0
Partisan
France, 17th century
1916.31CCCC0
Hunting Sword
Netherlands, 18th century
1916.1686CCCC0
Burgonet
Italy, 16th century
1916.1650CCCC0
Butt-Cap from a Flintlock Pistol
Italy, late 17th Century
1916.1910CCCC0
Dagger
Netherlands, 17th century
1916.1688CCCC0
Basket-Hilt Broadsword
Scotland, Stirling(?), 18th century
1916.703CCCC0
Gothic Breastplate
possibly by Domenico dei Barini (Italian, 1492-c. 1516)
1916.1566CCCC0
Small Sword
England, 17th century
1916.1497CCCC0
Corsèque
Italy, Venice, 16th century
1916.1535CCCC0
Pear Stalk Cabasset
North Italy, Brescia(?), late 16th Century
1916.1805CCCC0
Butt-Cap from a Flintlock Pistol
Italy, Brescia, 17th century
1916.1909CCCC0
Cup-Hilted Rapier
Spain, Toledo, 17th century
1916.1810CCCC0
Breastplate
Germany, Landshut, mid-16th century
1916.1091.aCCCC0
Backplate
Germany, Landshut, mid-16th century
1916.1091.bCCCC0
Burgonet
North Italy, 16th century
1916.1653CCCC0
Schiavona Broadsword
Italy, Venice, early 18th Century
1916.693CCCC0
Parrying Dagger
Germany, early 17th Century
1916.1891CCCC0
Sword
Germany (?), 14th century
1923.1121CCCC0
Dagger
Italy, early 17th century
1916.1865CCCC0
Officer's Plug Bayonette
England, 17th century
1916.1659CCCC0
Dagger
Italy, 16th century
1916.1687CCCC0
Buffe (etched with bands of trophies)
North Italy, 16th century
1916.1930CCCC0
Hunting Sword
Clemens Willems (German)
1916.1626CCCC0
Round Shield (Rondache)
North Italy, 16th century
1916.1615CCCC0
Miquelet Lock
Domingo Gabiola (Spanish)
1918.71CCCC0
Schiavona Broadsword
Italy, Venice, early 18th Century
1916.705CCCC0
Partisan
France, 17th century
1916.1795CCCC0
Partisan
Italy, 16th century
1916.1818CCCC0
Wheel-Lock from a Hunting Rifle
Germany, early 18th Century
1918.73CCCC0
Leg Guard (Greave)
Germany, 16th century
1916.1519CCCC0
Parade Spear
Germany, Augsburg?, 16th century
1916.1789CCCC0
Gorget
Germany, 16th century
1916.1639CCCC0
Cavalry Sword
Germany, Saxony, 18th century
1919.55CCCC0
Gothic Breastplate and Taces
North Italy, late 15th Century
1919.63CCCC0
Small Sword with Masks and Figures
hilt: Holland, blade: Germany, Solingen, 17th century
1916.1488CCCC0
Hauberk
European, 15th century
1916.1552CCCC0
Spanner for a Wheel-Lock Gun
Germany, early 17th century
1916.1866CCCC0
Burgonet
Italy, Milan(?), 16th century
1916.1642CCCC0
Wheel-Lock Hunting Rifle
Italy, Sardinia, 17th century
1919.64CCCC0
Miquelet Lock
Spain, late 17th Century
1918.72CCCC0
Collar
European, 15th century
1916.1584CCCC0
Basket-Hilted Broadsword
hilt: Scotland; blade: Germany, Solingen, hilt: 18th Century
1916.701CCCC0
Schiavona Broadsword
Italy, Venice, 18th century
1916.698CCCC0
Glaive
Italy, Venice, 17th century
1916.1536CCCC0
Small Sword
France, 17th century
1916.1485CCCC0
Pauldron for Right Shoulder
Italy, 17th century
1916.1524CCCC0
Small Sword
hilt: Holland; blade: Spain, 17th century
1916.1100CCCC0
Vambrace
Germany, Augsburg, 16th century
1916.1083CCCC0
Pauldron for Right shoulder
Italy, 16th century
1916.1528CCCC0
Black and White Elbow Gauntlet for the Right Hand
North Germany, 16th century
1916.1082CCCC0
Patron (Cartridge Box)
Germany, early 17th Century
1916.1911CCCC0
Close Helmet
Germany, 16th century
1923.1067.aCCCC0
Backplate
Germany, 16th century
1923.1067.cCCCC0
Small Sword
France, late 17th Century
1916.1500CCCC0
Corsèque (Chauve-Souris)
North Italy, 16th century
1916.1802CCCC0
Cup from a Rapier's Hilt
Italy, 17th century
1916.1809CCCC0
Corsèque (Chauve-Souris)
North Italy, 16th century
1916.1801CCCC0
Dagger
Germany, mid-16th century
1916.1663CCCC0
Burgonet with Hinged Cheek Pieces
Germany, Nuremberg, 16th century
1916.1088CCCC0
Falconet with Arms of Gian Pietro Carafa, Pope Paul IV
Italy, possibly Genoa, 16th century
1916.1915CCCC0
Close Helmet (Burgonet)
Italy, Milan (?), early 16th Century
1916.1649CCCC0
Sword
European, early 15th century
1921.1252CCCC0
Brandistock (with retractible blades)
Italy, early 17th century
1921.1257CCCC0
Gothic Mitten Gauntlet
Italy, 15th century
1916.1645CCCC0
Cranequin
France (?), late 15th Century
1916.2082CCCC0
Hunting Sword
Netherlands, early 1700s
1916.1627CCCC0
Sword Guard (Tsuba) with Fence and Flower
Japan, possibly Edo period
1915.91CCCC0
Body Guard (Brigandine)
Italy (?), early 16th Century
1921.1250CCCC0
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
Single-Edged Knife (Scramasax)
Frankish, Burgundy (?), Migration period, 7th century
1919.1015CCCC0
Small-Sword
Switzerland, Geneva(?) (blade: Germany, Solingen, early 18th c.), late 18th Century
2002.1CCCC0
Cabacete (Helmet)
Spain, late 15th century
2012.39CCCC0
Single-Edged Knife (Scramasax)
Frankish, Champagne(?), Migration period, 7th century
1919.1014CCCC0
Fighting Knife
Northwest Coast, Tlingit, 19th century
1916.720CCCC0
Fighting Knife
Northwest Coast, Tlingit, 19th century
1916.719CCCC0
Partisan
France, 17th century
1916.33CCCC0
Hand-and-a-Half Sword
Germany, 16th century
1974.58CCCC0
Gothic Mitten Gauntlet for the Right Hand
South Germany or Austria (Innsbruck), late 15th Century
1916.2081CCCC0
"Rat-Tailed" Miquelet-Lock Pistol
Balkan, late 18th-early 19th century
1916.734CCCC0
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
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
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
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
Wheel-Lock Hunting Pistol
South Germany, 16th century
1916.672Steel, walnut stock with engraved stag horn; ball buttOverall: 54.6 cm (21 1/2 in.); Barrel: 31.8 cm (12 1/2 in.); Bore: 1.4 cm (9/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Breastplate from Hussar's Cuirass
Germany, Augsburg or Hungary, 16th century
1916.1521Steel (originally blued, now russet), etched and gilded strapwork bands;Overall: 42.3 x 35 cm (16 5/8 x 13 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Powder Flask
Italy, 16th century
1916.666Gilt brass over fabric covered woodOverall: 19.4 x 12.7 cm (7 5/8 x 5 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
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
Crossbow and Cranequin of Elector Augustus I of Saxony
Germany, Saxony, 16th century
1916.1723Wood (walnut?), bone veneers, flax cord, steel (etched, traces of gilding). woolen pompoms, stock decorated wih inlaid trophies of armsBow: 58.5 cm (23 1/16 in.); Butt: 5.7 cm (2 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Crossbow of Elector Augustus I of Saxony
Germany, Saxony, 16th century
1916.1723.aWood (walnut?), bone veneers, flax cord, steel (etched, traces of gilding). woolen pompoms, stock decorated wih inlaid trophies of armsOverall: 58.5 cm (23 1/16 in.); Bow: 58.5 cm (23 1/16 in.); Butt: 5.7 cm (2 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Cranequin with Arms of Elector Augustus I of Saxony
Germany, Saxony, 16th century
1916.1723.bSteel; etched, chased and gildedRack: 34.4 cm (13 9/16 in.); Crank: 27 cm (10 5/8 in.); Gear housing: 14.2 cm (5 9/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
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
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
Pair of Flintlock Pistols
Franco-Flemish, Liège, early 18th century
1916.50Steel with gold inlay, gilt-brass mounts; walnut burl stock; chiseled high-relief decorationOverall: 49.5 cm (19 1/2 in.); Barrel: 32.1 cm (12 5/8 in.); Bore: 1.5 cm (9/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
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
Crossbow Bolt
Germany, 16th-17th century
1916.1758Wood, leather, steelOverall: 37.2 cm (14 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Pellet Crossbow
South Germany (?), 17th century
1916.1726Wood, inlaid with stag horn; flax cord; steel with traces of paint and gildingOverall: 82.6 cm (32 1/2 in.); Bow: 59.4 cm (23 3/8 in.); Butt: 9.5 cm (3 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Crossbow Bolt
Germany, 16th-17th century
1916.1742Wood, leather, steelAverage: 37.2 cm (14 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Spear Thrower
Peru, South Coast, late Paracas or early Nasca style
1940.507Bone, hematite, cotton thread, sinewOverall: 5.8 x 2 cm (2 5/16 x 13/16 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
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
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
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
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
Armor for Man and Horse with Völs-Colonna Arms
North Italy, 16th century
1964.88SteelJohn L. Severance FundCCCC0
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
No image available
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
Estoc
Germany, early 16th Century
1916.686Steel, wood and leatherOverall: 156.6 cm (61 5/8 in.); Blade: 125.3 cm (49 5/16 in.); Quillions: 26.2 cm (10 5/16 in.); Grip: 30 cm (11 13/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Snaphance Gunlock
Italy, Brescia (?), 17th century
1916.41Steel, chiseledOverall: 14 x 7.3 cm (5 1/2 x 2 7/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
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
Barbute (from the Venetian Garrison at Chalcis)
North Italy, 14th-15th century
1923.1065IronOverall: 29 x 21 x 25 cm (11 7/16 x 8 1/4 x 9 13/16 in.); Sleeves: 43.2 cm (17 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
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
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
Club (Knobkerrie)
Southern Africa, South Africa, Northern Nguni or Zulu, late 19th or early 20th century
2010.232WoodOverall: 66 cm (26 in.)Gift of Dori and Daniel Rootenberg, Jacaranda Tribal, New YorkCCCC0
Club (Knobkerrie)
Southern Africa, Kingdom of Eswatini, Swazi people, 19th or 20th century
2010.203WoodOverall: 66 cm (26 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
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
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
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
Morion of the State Guard of Elector Christian I of Saxony
Germany, Nuremberg, 16th century
1916.1516Russet steel, etched and gildedOverall: 33.3 x 27 x 23.5 cm (13 1/8 x 10 5/8 x 9 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Parade Halberd (from the state guard of Elector Christian I of Saxony [...
Germany, Saxony, late 16th Century
1916.1819Steel, gilt and etched; round wood haftOverall: 238.2 cm (93 3/4 in.); Blade: 30.5 cm (12 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
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
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
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
Pommel Plates from the Garniture of Rudolf II
Anton Peffenhauser (German, 1525-1603)
1916.1888Blued, etched, and gilded steelGift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Pommel Plate of a Saddle (from the "Flechtband" Garniture of Rudolf II...
Anton Peffenhauser (German, 1525-1603)
1916.1888.1Blued, etched, and gilded steelOverall: 33 x 17.8 cm (13 x 7 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Pommel Plate of a Saddle (from the Garniture of Rudolf II)
Anton Peffenhauser (German, 1525-1603)
1916.1888.2Blued, etched, and gilded steelOverall: 31.3 x 17 cm (12 5/16 x 6 11/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Parade 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
Powder Flask
Austria (?) or Germany, 16th century
1916.676Staghorn (two branches) with carved relief scene of the Judgement of Paris, mounts missingOverall: 17.8 x 13.4 cm (7 x 5 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Rapier
Spain, 17th century
1916.1811Steel, pierced and chiseled, leather and wood gripDiameter: 13 cm (5 1/8 in.); Overall: 105.6 cm (41 9/16 in.); Blade: 99.5 cm (39 3/16 in.); Quillions: 29.6 cm (11 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Powder Flask
Germany, 17th century
1916.57Walnut inlaid with horn in concentric circles; turned bone funnel with brass spring cap; iron suspension loopsDiameter: 12.1 cm (4 3/4 in.); Overall: 15.9 cm (6 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Powder Flask
Germany, 16th century
1916.452Staghorn (two branches) carved with relief scene of Judith and Holofernes; mounts missingOverall: 15.9 x 12.1 cm (6 1/4 x 4 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Cup-Hilted Rapier
Italy, Milan?, 17th century
1916.706Steel, pierced, chased and chiseled; wire ferrules on leather-covered wood gripOverall: 123.2 cm (48 1/2 in.); Blade: 100.9 cm (39 3/4 in.); Quillions: 25.2 cm (9 15/16 in.); Grip: 11.8 cm (4 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Powder Flask
Austria, Tyrol, 17th century
1916.59Horn, engravedOverall: 21.3 x 20 cm (8 3/8 x 7 7/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Powder Flask
Germany, 17th century
1916.60Walnut inlaid with ivory decoration; turned steel funnel with spring capDiameter: 12.1 cm (4 3/4 in.); Overall: 17.2 cm (6 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Chanfron in Maximilian Style
Germany, Nuremberg (?), early 16th Century
1916.1845SteelOverall: 59.2 x 33.2 x 10.1 cm (23 5/16 x 13 1/16 x 4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
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
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
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
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
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
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
Powder Flask with Standing figures of a Man and  Woman
Germany, 16th century
1916.37Elk horn, steel mountsOverall: 23.4 x 11.8 cm (9 3/16 x 4 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Wheel-Lock from a Hunting Gun
Germany, 17th century
1916.39Steel, engravedOverall: 22.7 x 16.5 x 5.8 cm (8 15/16 x 6 1/2 x 2 5/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
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
Halberd
Switzerland, 17th century
1916.1562Steel; new rectangular wood haft with planed cornersOverall: 159.7 cm (62 7/8 in.); Blade: 18.5 cm (7 5/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Armet à Rondelle
Italy, Milan, 15th century
1916.1551SteelOverall: 28.6 x 32.4 x 20.3 cm (11 1/4 x 12 3/4 x 8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Breastplate
Germany, Nuremberg, 16th century
1916.1647Steel with etched figure kneeling before CrucifixionOverall: 31.3 x 35 x 20 cm (12 5/16 x 13 3/4 x 7 7/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Close Helmet in Maximilian Style
Germany, Nuremberg(?), 16th century
1916.1651Steel, brass rivetsOverall: 29.2 x 34.9 x 23.5 cm (11 1/2 x 13 3/4 x 9 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Rapier
Federico Picinino (Italian)
1916.695Steel; hilt russeted; wire gripOverall: 144.8 cm (57 in.); Quillions: 22.5 cm (8 7/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Halberd
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
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
Small Sword
England, 18th century
1916.1489Steel; piercing; perforationOverall: 97 cm (38 3/16 in.); Blade: 80.5 cm (31 11/16 in.); Grip: 12.6 cm (4 15/16 in.); Guard: 7.7 cm (3 1/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Small Sword
France, 18th century
1916.1096Steel, copper alloy inlays; wood grip with steel wireOverall: 90.7 cm (35 11/16 in.); Blade: 77.2 cm (30 3/8 in.); Quillions: 8.6 cm (3 3/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Halberd
Germany (?), early 16th Century
1916.1561Steel, quatrefoil piercing; wood haft (rectangular with planed corners)Overall: 217.4 cm (85 9/16 in.); Blade: 21.9 cm (8 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Close Helmet (from a Small Garniture, perhaps for Siegmund Friedrich,...
Germany, Augsburg (?), 16th century
1916.1531Steel, etched and gilded, brass rivetsOverall: 40 x 35.5 x 23 cm (15 3/4 x 14 x 9 1/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
"Waistcoat" Cuirass (Combined Breast and Backplates)
North Italy, 16th century
1916.1721Steel; brass rivets simulating buttonsOverall: 47.6 x 29.6 x 25.7 cm (18 3/4 x 11 5/8 x 10 1/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
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
Hanger (Hunting Sword)
Hilt: Italy (?); Blade: Germany, Saxony, late 16th-17th Century
1916.1629Steel; gold and silver damascened hiltOverall: 73 cm (28 3/4 in.); Blade: 57.7 cm (22 11/16 in.); Quillions: 17.5 cm (6 7/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Halberd
Germany, 16th century
1916.1542Steel, with pierced trefoils; wood haft (rectangular with planed corners)Overall: 200.7 cm (79 in.); Blade: 25.4 cm (10 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Dagger
Italy, early 17th Century
1916.1696Steel and horn (associated grip and blade)Overall: 27.6 cm (10 7/8 in.); Blade: 19.1 cm (7 1/2 in.); Quillions: 4 cm (1 9/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
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
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
Pillow Sword
Italy, 17th century
1916.1495Steel, pierced; leather and woodOverall: 93 cm (36 5/8 in.); Blade: 77.8 cm (30 5/8 in.); Quillions: 9.5 cm (3 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Executioner's Sword
Germany, late 17th Century
1916.1620Steel, wood, brass and copper wireOverall: 108.9 cm (42 7/8 in.); Blade: 85.7 cm (33 3/4 in.); Quillions: 22.5 cm (8 7/8 in.); Grip: 15 cm (5 7/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Seven-Flanged Mace
Italy (?), 16th century
1916.1589Gilded russet steel; with chiseled foliate decorationOverall: 64.5 cm (25 3/8 in.); Head: 11.4 cm (4 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Close Helmet in Maximilian Style
Germany, 16th century
1916.1855Steel and brassOverall: 30.5 x 21.8 x 32 cm (12 x 8 9/16 x 12 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Crossbow
Germany, 15th century
1916.1725Wood (walnut?) inlaid with bone; horn; iron and steel; composite bow (horn and parchment)Overall: 87 cm (34 1/4 in.); Bow: 74.5 cm (29 5/16 in.); Butt: 4.2 cm (1 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Cranequin
Germany, Nuremberg (?), 16th century
1916.1728Steel, flax cord, wooden handleRack: 36.3 cm (14 5/16 in.); Crank: 30.5 cm (12 in.); Gear housing: 10.8 cm (4 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Crossbow Bolt
Germany, 16th-17th century
1916.1740Wood, leather, steelAverage: 37.2 cm (14 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Crossbow Bolt
Germany, 16th-17th century
1916.1754Wood, leather, steelAverage: 37.2 cm (14 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Crossbow Bolt
Germany, 16th-17th century
1916.1764Wood, leather, steelAverage: 37.2 cm (14 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Crossbow Bolt
Germany, 16th-17th century
1916.1756Wood, leather, steelAverage: 37.2 cm (14 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Crossbow Bolt
Germany, 16th-17th century
1916.1744Wood, leather, steelAverage: 37.2 cm (14 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Crossbow Bolt
Germany, 16th-17th century
1916.1757Wood, leather, steelAverage: 37.2 cm (14 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Crossbow Bolt
Germany, 16th-17th century
1916.1761Wood, leather, steelAverage: 37.2 cm (14 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Crossbow Bolt
Germany, 16th-17th century
1916.1760Wood, leather, steelAverage: 37.2 cm (14 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Crossbow Bolt
Germany, 16th-17th century
1916.1759Wood, leather, steelAverage: 37.2 cm (14 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Court Sword
England, London or Birmingham, late 18th Century
1916.1095Steel; silver hilt, polished and faceted; blade partially blued and gildedOverall: 99.7 cm (39 1/4 in.); Blade: 82.9 cm (32 5/8 in.); Guard: 8.3 cm (3 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Linstock
France, 17th century
1916.1786Steel; octagonal wood haft covered with green velvet, brass studsOverall: 201 cm (79 1/8 in.); Blade: 25.2 cm (9 15/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
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
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
Burgonet with Hinged Cheek Pieces
North Italy, 16th century
1916.1086Steel with brass rivets, roped edges terminating in decorative spiral; fragments of leather linerOverall: 37 x 31.2 x 19.2 cm (14 9/16 x 12 5/16 x 7 9/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Rapier
Germany, early 17th Century
1916.1719Steel; hilt of deeply blued steel; woodOverall: 125.2 cm (49 5/16 in.); Blade: 110 cm (43 5/16 in.); Quillions: 25 cm (9 13/16 in.); Grip: 13.5 cm (5 5/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
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
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
Dagger
Italy, late 17th Century
1916.1713Steel and ivoryOverall: 30.2 cm (11 7/8 in.); Blade: 20.3 cm (8 in.); Quillions: 6.4 cm (2 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Close Helmet (from a funerary achievement?)
Holland (?), late 16th-early 17th Century
1916.1787Gilded steel (invaded with rust); red velvet lining, plume holderOverall: 33 x 34 x 21.3 cm (13 x 13 3/8 x 8 3/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Two-Handed Sword
Germany, second half of 16th Century
1919.68Steel; leather and wood grip, cloth-covered middleOverall: 191.5 cm (75 3/8 in.); Blade: 144.8 cm (57 in.); Quillions: 41.5 cm (16 5/16 in.); Grip: 40.7 cm (16 in.); Ricasso: 33.4 cm (13 1/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Cavalry Spider Helmet
France, 17th century
1921.1258Iron with black paintOverall: 30.2 x 21.3 x 17.7 cm (11 7/8 x 8 3/8 x 6 15/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
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
Powder Flask
Italy, 16th century
1918.65Leather (cuir bouilli) with embossed and fluted decoration; brass funnelOverall: 17.2 x 11.9 cm (6 3/4 x 4 11/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Rapier
Clemens Horn (German, 1586-1617)
1916.697Steel, blued and gildedOverall: 111.1 cm (43 3/4 in.); Blade: 89.2 cm (35 1/8 in.); Quillions: 21.3 cm (8 3/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Smallsword
France, Paris, 18th century
1916.1097Steel, blued, with gold encrusted decoration; chased and engraved; silver wireOverall: 94.5 cm (37 3/16 in.); Blade: 77.2 cm (30 3/8 in.); Grip: 13.2 cm (5 3/16 in.); Guard: 8 cm (3 1/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Powder Flask
Johann Michael Maucher (German, 1645-1701)
1916.1887Boxwood with design of stag and hounds carved in high relief; steel funnel, mounts, springcatchDiameter: 13.3 cm (5 1/4 in.); Overall: 14.3 cm (5 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Small Sword
Germany, 18th century
1916.1501Steel, gilt-brass, porcelain gripOverall: 90.5 cm (35 5/8 in.); Blade: 76.9 cm (30 1/4 in.); Grip: 11.3 cm (4 7/16 in.); Hilt: 8.3 cm (3 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
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
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
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
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
Powder Flask
Spain, late 18th-early 19th century
1918.66Cowhorn, incisedDiameter: 8.8 cm (3 7/16 in.); Overall: 26.4 cm (10 3/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
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
Peaked Morion
North Italy, Milan?, 16th century
1916.1085Etched russet steel with traces of gilding; roped brim, brass plume holderOverall: 35.4 x 23.7 x 26.7 cm (13 15/16 x 9 5/16 x 10 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Small Sword
Italy (?), early 18th Century
1916.1101Steel, wood, copper wireOverall: 100.3 cm (39 1/2 in.); Blade: 83.7 cm (32 15/16 in.); Guard: 10.5 cm (4 1/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
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
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
Gorget (from a funerary achievement?)
Netherlands(?), late 16th-early 17th Century
1916.1806Gilded steel (invaded with rust); red velvet lining, plume holderOverall: 32.4 x 24.8 x 19.1 cm (12 3/4 x 9 3/4 x 7 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Two-Handed Sword
Germany, second half 16th Century
1919.70Steel, leather and wood grip, bronze pommelOverall: 170.5 cm (67 1/8 in.); Blade: 125.6 cm (49 7/16 in.); Quillions: 53.7 cm (21 1/8 in.); Grip: 43.2 cm (17 in.); Ricasso: 34.7 cm (13 11/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
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
Small Sword
France, 18th century
1916.1484Steel; chiseled relief decoration; blade engraved; wire gripOverall: 97 cm (38 3/16 in.); Blade: 79.2 cm (31 3/16 in.); Grip: 13.8 cm (5 7/16 in.); Guard: 7.6 cm (3 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Two-Handed Sword
Spain, Toledo (?), second half of 16th Century
1916.1507Steel, wood and leather gripOverall: 167.3 cm (65 7/8 in.); Blade: 126 cm (49 5/8 in.); Quillions: 31.8 cm (12 1/2 in.); Grip: 40 cm (15 3/4 in.); Ricasso: 17.2 cm (6 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Small Sword
Italy, 18th century
1916.1494Steel, iron, copper wire, woodOverall: 95.2 cm (37 1/2 in.); Blade: 78.8 cm (31 in.); Guard: 7.6 cm (3 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Powder Flask
Germany, late 16th Century
1916.1906Staghorn (two branches) carved with relief, scene of David and Bathsheba; iron suspension loop; mounts missingOverall: 16.9 x 11.1 cm (6 5/8 x 4 3/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
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
Small Sword
Netherlands, 17th century
1916.1093Steel, wood, copper wire; chiseled hilt; engraved bladeOverall: 95.3 cm (37 1/2 in.); Blade: 78 cm (30 11/16 in.); Grip: 11.8 cm (4 5/8 in.); Guard: 8.3 cm (3 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
"Secrete" or Skull Cap (Hat Lining)
England (?), 17th century
1916.1895SteelOverall: 20.3 x 16.5 x 10.2 cm (8 x 6 1/2 x 4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Two-Handed Sword with Flamboyant Blade
Germany, second half 16th Century
1919.71Steel, leather and wood grip with brass rivets; bronze pommelOverall: 168.9 cm (66 1/2 in.); Blade: 118.7 cm (46 3/4 in.); Quillions: 50.5 cm (19 7/8 in.); Grip: 49.2 cm (19 3/8 in.); Ricasso: 26.7 cm (10 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Hand-and-a-Half Sword
South Germany, early 16th Century
1921.1253Steel, wood, leather; quillions and spirally fluted pommel of blackened steelOverall: 117.5 cm (46 1/4 in.); Blade: 90.2 cm (35 1/2 in.); Quillions: 26.4 cm (10 3/8 in.); Grip: 21 cm (8 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Crossbow
Germany, early 17th Century
1916.1729Wood, stag horn, flax cord and steelOverall: 63.5 cm (25 in.); Bow: 60.2 cm (23 11/16 in.); Butt: 5 cm (1 15/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Savoyard Helmet (Todenkopf)
Italy or Germany, early 17th century
2013.50Steel, blackenedOverall: 30.5 cm (12 in.)Severance and Greta Millikin TrustCCCC0
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
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
Parade Partisan (from the Bodyguard of August Wilhelm, Duke of Brunswick...
Germany, 18th century
2007.165Blued, etched and gilded steel, wooden haft with orginal steel base spike, silk tassel with alternating blue and gold bandsOverall: 258.5 cm (101 3/4 in.)Alma Kroeger FundCCCC0
Parade Halberd (from the bodyguard of Ludwig Rudolf, Duke of Brunswick-...
Germany, 18th century
2007.164Blued, etched and gilded steel, wooden haft with orginal steel base spike, silk tassel with alternating blue and gold bandsOverall: 276.9 cm (109 in.)Alma Kroeger FundCCCC0
Katar dagger
India, Mughal
1985.119Iron handle with gold inlay; steel blade; wooden sheath with velvet cover, brass boss, iron tip with gold inlayOverall: 45.6 x 8.2 cm (17 15/16 x 3 1/4 in.)Gift of Morris and Eleanor EverettCCCC0
Wheel-Lock Hunting Rifle
Hans Schmidt (Austrian, 1669)
1959.127Steel, varnished wood (walnut) stock decorated with inlaid silver wire and appliquésOverall: 110.2 cm (43 3/8 in.); Butt: 8.6 cm (3 3/8 in.); Barrel: 83.2 cm (32 3/4 in.); Bore: 1.3 cm (1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Lewis R. SchillingCCCC0
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
Small Sword
France, Paris (?), 18th century
1974.57Forged steel blade; partially gilt and russet steel hilt; steel wire, leather bands, wood coreOverall: 103.5 cm (40 3/4 in.); Blade: 86.1 cm (33 7/8 in.); Guard: 8.3 cm (3 1/4 in.)Gift from the Bascom Little EstateCCCC0
Combined Priming Flask and Wheel-Lock Spanner
Germany or Austria, first half of 17th Century
1916.43Horn with brass and steel mountsOverall: 18.1 x 5.7 cm (7 1/8 x 2 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Mount for the Upper Stock of a Flintlock Pistol
Italy, Brescia (?), late 17th Century
1916.56Chiseled steelOverall: 10.2 x 3 cm (4 x 1 3/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Gothic Breastplate
Germany, 16th century
1916.684SteelOverall: 32.4 x 31.4 cm (12 3/4 x 12 3/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
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
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
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
Crossbow Bolt
Germany, 16th-17th century
1916.1762Wood, leather, steelAverage: 37.2 cm (14 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Crossbow Bolt
Germany, 16th-17th century
1916.1763Wood, leather, steelAverage: 37.2 cm (14 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
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.cSteel, steel and brass rivets, leather strapsOverall: 45.2 x 37.2 x 17.8 cm (17 13/16 x 14 5/8 x 7 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.fSteel, steel and brass rivets, leather strapsOverall: 62.5 x 16 cm (24 5/8 x 6 5/16 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.iSteel, steel and brass rivets, leather strapsOverall: 26.6 x 22.1 cm (10 1/2 x 8 11/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. Severance©
No image available
Germany, Nuremberg, 16th century
1916.1714.jSteel, steel and brass rivets, leather strapsOverall: 25.1 x 22.6 cm (9 7/8 x 8 7/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. Severance©
No image available
Germany, Nuremberg, 16th century
1916.1714.kSteel, steel and brass rivets, leather strapsGift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Battle Axe
Scandinavia (?), 15th century
1916.1601Steel and woodOverall: 93.3 cm (36 3/4 in.); Blade: 18.7 cm (7 3/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Wheel-Lock from a Hunting Rifle
Austria, late 17th-early 18th Century
1916.1546Steel, inlaid with gold design of Hapsburg eagle, pierced and chiseledOverall: 30.7 x 17.2 cm (12 1/16 x 6 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
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
Rapier
Germany, Solingen, early 17th Century
1916.702Russeted and gilded steel with inlaid silver, pommel and quillons termini chiseled in form of warrior headsOverall: 125.4 cm (49 3/8 in.); Blade: 111 cm (43 11/16 in.); Quillions: 15 cm (5 7/8 in.); Grip: 12.7 cm (5 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
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
Parade Sword
Italy, Ferrara, early 16th Century
1916.704Steel, etched and gildedOverall: 101.9 cm (40 1/8 in.); Blade: 85.4 cm (33 5/8 in.); Quillions: 17.5 cm (6 7/8 in.); Grip: 11.1 cm (4 3/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Spanner for a Wheel-Lock Gun
Germany, 17th century
1916.669Steel, with punched, engraved, and pierced decorationOverall: 4.5 cm (1 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Gothic Breastplate
possibly by Domenico dei Barini (Italian, 1492-c. 1516)
1916.1566Steel (with Lance Rest Mount)Overall: 45 x 35.2 cm (17 11/16 x 13 7/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Small Sword
England, 17th century
1916.1497Steel, pierced, chiseled, and engravedOverall: 93.5 cm (36 13/16 in.); Blade: 79.7 cm (31 3/8 in.); Grip: 11.8 cm (4 5/8 in.); Guard: 12 cm (4 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Corsèque
Italy, Venice, 16th century
1916.1535Steel; round wood haft; tasselOverall: 269.2 cm (106 in.); Blade: 36.5 cm (14 3/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Pear Stalk Cabasset
North Italy, Brescia(?), late 16th Century
1916.1805Steel, etched, roped edge and brass rivetsOverall: 30.5 x 36.8 x 18.4 cm (12 x 14 1/2 x 7 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Butt-Cap from a Flintlock Pistol
Italy, Brescia, 17th century
1916.1909Steel, chiseledDiameter: 4.8 cm (1 7/8 in.); Overall: 1.9 cm (3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Cup-Hilted Rapier
Spain, Toledo, 17th century
1916.1810Pierced and chiseled steel;Overall: 122.9 cm (48 3/8 in.); Quillions: 26.7 cm (10 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
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
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
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
Parrying Dagger
Germany, early 17th Century
1916.1891Steel, wire grip with arched quillions and side ringOverall: 34.6 cm (13 5/8 in.); Blade: 22.7 cm (8 15/16 in.); Quillions: 7.6 cm (3 in.); Grip: 10.9 cm (4 5/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Sword
Germany (?), 14th century
1923.1121Iron; wood grip and brass pommel replacementsOverall: 79.4 cm (31 1/4 in.); Blade: 62.9 cm (24 3/4 in.); Quillions: 15.3 cm (6 in.); Grip: 10.8 cm (4 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
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
Officer's Plug Bayonette
England, 17th century
1916.1659Steel serrated blade, brass, and woodOverall: 46.6 cm (18 3/8 in.); Blade: 30.2 cm (11 7/8 in.); Quillions: 8.6 cm (3 3/8 in.); Grip: 15.4 cm (6 1/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Dagger
Italy, 16th century
1916.1687Steel; russetted and damascened guard and pommel; wood and wire gripOverall: 50.7 cm (19 15/16 in.); Blade: 36.5 cm (14 3/8 in.); Quillions: 16.5 cm (6 1/2 in.); Grip: 13.3 cm (5 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Hauberk
European, 15th century
1916.1552Riveted steel rings; close wovenOverall: 110.5 cm (43 1/2 in.)Gift of 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
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
Falconet with Arms of Alessandro Farnese, Pope Paul III (1534-1549)
Italy, 16th century
1916.1903BronzeDiameter: 9.7 cm (3 13/16 in.); Overall: 148.8 cm (58 9/16 in.); Bore: 4.7 cm (1 7/8 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Pauldron for Right Shoulder
Italy, 17th century
1916.1524Blued steel with gilt bordersOverall: 27.4 x 24.3 cm (10 13/16 x 9 9/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Small Sword
hilt: Holland; blade: Spain, 17th century
1916.1100Blued, gilded, and pierced steel, wood, steel wire, chiseled shell guard, engraved bladeOverall: 92.7 cm (36 1/2 in.); Blade: 75.9 cm (29 7/8 in.); Guard: 7.9 cm (3 1/8 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
Pauldron for Right shoulder
Italy, 16th century
1916.1528Steel, blued and gildedOverall: 26.4 x 28 cm (10 3/8 x 11 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Dagger
Germany, mid-16th century
1916.1663Steel; elk horn gripOverall: 37.8 cm (14 7/8 in.); Blade: 27.7 cm (10 7/8 in.); Quillions: 6.5 cm (2 9/16 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
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
Falconet with Arms of Gian Pietro Carafa, Pope Paul IV
Italy, possibly Genoa, 16th century
1916.1915BronzeDiameter: 11.2 cm (4 7/16 in.); Overall: 162.2 cm (63 7/8 in.); Bore: 4.7 cm (1 7/8 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
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
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
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
Cranequin
France (?), late 15th Century
1916.2082Steel and brass; incised decoration; pierced traceried Gothic windowsRack: 39.4 cm (15 1/2 in.); Crank: 30.2 cm (11 7/8 in.); Gear housing: 12.1 cm (4 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Hunting Sword
Netherlands, early 1700s
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
Sword Guard (Tsuba) with Fence and Flower
Japan, possibly Edo period
1915.91IronDiameter: 7 cm (2 3/4 in.)Gift of J. H. DonaheyCCCC0
Body Guard (Brigandine)
Italy (?), early 16th Century
1921.1250Linen; gold velvet; steel; brassOverall: 56.5 x 47.6 cm (22 1/4 x 18 3/4 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
Single-Edged Knife (Scramasax)
Frankish, Burgundy (?), Migration period, 7th century
1919.1015Iron, copper, and gold foilOverall: 36.9 x 4.1 cm (14 1/2 x 1 5/8 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Small-Sword
Switzerland, Geneva(?) (blade: Germany, Solingen, early 18th c.), late 18th Century
2002.1Hilt: gold with blue translucent enamel; blade: etched, blued and gilded steelOverall: 97 cm (38 3/16 in.); Blade: 81 cm (31 7/8 in.); Hilt: 16.5 cm (6 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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
Single-Edged Knife (Scramasax)
Frankish, Champagne(?), Migration period, 7th century
1919.1014Iron, copper, and gold foilGift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Fighting Knife
Northwest Coast, Tlingit, 19th century
1916.720Steel, leather, cord, and walrus ivory inlaid with abalone shellOverall: 3.8 x 4.8 cm (1 1/2 x 1 7/8 in.); Blade: 19.1 cm (7 1/2 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
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
Partisan
France, 17th century
1916.33Steel, gilt, etched and chiselledOverall: 209.5 cm (82 1/2 in.); Blade: 32.4 cm (12 3/4 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
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
"Rat-Tailed" Miquelet-Lock Pistol
Balkan, late 18th-early 19th century
1916.734Steel and silver (all metal) Ramrod missingOverall: 53.3 cm (21 in.); Barrel: 34.9 cm (13 3/4 in.); Bore: 1.7 cm (11/16 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0