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Type: Arms and Armor (1150)
Type: Arms and Armor (1150)
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North Italy, 16th century
1964.88.aCCCC0
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North Italy, 16th century
1964.88.bCCCC0
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North Italy, 16th century
1964.88.cCCCC0
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North Italy, 16th century
1964.88.dCCCC0
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North Italy, 16th century
1964.88.eCCCC0
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North Italy, 16th century
1964.88.fCCCC0
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North Italy, 16th century
1964.88.gCCCC0
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North Italy, 16th century
1964.88.hCCCC0
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North Italy, 16th century
1964.88.iCCCC0
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Italy, probably Milan, 16th century
1964.88.jCCCC0
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North Italy, 16th century
1964.88.kCCCC0
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North Italy, 16th century
1964.88.lCCCC0
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North Italy, 16th century
1964.88.mCCCC0
No image available
North Italy, 16th century
1964.88.nCCCC0
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North Italy, 16th century
1964.88.oCCCC0
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North Italy, 16th century
1964.88.pCCCC0
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North Italy, 16th century
1964.88.qCCCC0
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North Italy, 16th century
1964.88.rCCCC0
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North Italy, 16th century
1964.88.sCCCC0
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North Italy, 16th century
1964.88.tCCCC0
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North Italy, 16th century
1964.88.uCCCC0
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North Italy, 16th century
1964.88.vCCCC0
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North Italy, 16th century
1964.88.wCCCC0
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North Italy, 16th century
1964.88.xCCCC0
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North Italy, 16th century
1964.88.yCCCC0
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North Italy, 16th Century, but mostly modern reconstruction
1964.88.zCCCC0
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North Italy, 16th century
1964.88.aaCCCC0
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North Italy, 16th century
1964.88.bbCCCC0
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North Italy, 16th century
1964.88.ccCCCC0
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North Italy, 16th century
1964.88.ddCCCC0
No image available
North Italy, 16th century
1964.88.eeCCCC0
Breastplate from Hussar's Cuirass
Germany, Augsburg or Hungary, 16th century
1916.1521CCCC0
War Hat (or Kettle Hat)
Antonio Missaglia (Italian, 1416/17–1495/96)
1916.1565CCCC0
Hanger (Hunting Sword)
Jaspar Bongen the Younger (German, active late 1600s)
1916.1629CCCC0
Bill
Italy, 15th century
1916.1835CCCC0
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
Sword
Germany (?), 15th century
1916.1600CCCC0
Chanfron in Maximilian Style
Germany, Nuremberg (?), early 16th Century
1916.1845CCCC0
Pommel Plates from the Garniture of Rudolf II
Anton Peffenhauser (German, 1525–1603)
1916.1888CCCC0
Pommel Plate of a Saddle (from the "Flechtband" Garniture of Rudolf II...
Anton Peffenhauser (German, 1525–1603)
1916.1888.1CCCC0
Pommel Plate of a Saddle (from the Garniture of Rudolf II)
Anton Peffenhauser (German, 1525–1603)
1916.1888.2CCCC0
Partial Suit of Armor in Maximilian Style
Germany, Nuremberg, 16th century
1916.1714CCCC0
No image available
Germany, Nuremberg, 16th century
1916.1714.aCCCC0
No image available
Germany, Nuremberg, 16th century
1916.1714.bCCCC0
No image available
Germany, Nuremberg, 16th century
1916.1714.dCCCC0
No image available
Germany, Nuremberg, 16th century
1916.1714.iCCCC0
No image available
Germany, Nuremberg, 16th century
1916.1714.jCCCC0
No image available
Germany, Nuremberg, 16th century
1916.1714.kCCCC0
Close Helmet in Maximilian Style
Germany, 16th century
1916.1855CCCC0
Hauberk
Germany (?), first half 15th Century
1923.1120CCCC0
Half Armor for the Foot Tournament
Pompeo della Cesa (Italian, active 1572–93)
1996.299CCCC0
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Pompeo della Cesa (Italian, active 1572–93)
1996.299.aCCCC0
No image available
Pompeo della Cesa (Italian, active 1572–93)
1996.299.bCCCC0
No image available
Pompeo della Cesa (Italian, active 1572–93)
1996.299.cCCCC0
No image available
Pompeo della Cesa (Italian, active 1572–93)
1996.299.dCCCC0
No image available
Pompeo della Cesa (Italian, active 1572–93)
1996.299.eCCCC0
No image available
Pompeo della Cesa (Italian, active 1572–93)
1996.299.fCCCC0
No image available
Pompeo della Cesa (Italian, active 1572–93)
1996.299.gCCCC0
No image available
Pompeo della Cesa (Italian, active 1572–93)
1996.299.hCCCC0
No image available
Pompeo della Cesa (Italian, active 1572–93)
1996.299.iCCCC0
No image available
Pompeo della Cesa (Italian, active 1572–93)
1996.299.jCCCC0
No image available
Pompeo della Cesa (Italian, active 1572–93)
1996.299.kCCCC0
No image available
Pompeo della Cesa (Italian, active 1572–93)
1996.299.lCCCC0
Estoc
Germany, early 16th Century
1916.686CCCC0
Hand-and-a-Half Sword
Germany, 16th century
1974.58CCCC0
Demi-Chanfron
Germany, Augsburg, 16th century
1916.1526CCCC0
Barbute (from the Venetian Garrison at Chalcis)
North Italy, 14th-15th century
1923.1065CCCC0
Helmet
Germany, Saxony, 16th century
1916.1502CCCC0
Tilting Suit (composed)
South Germany, 16th century
1916.1511CCCC0
Jousting Glove (Main-de-Fer Gauntlet)
South Germany, 16th century
1916.1511.1CCCC0
Pauldron (proper right) and Gardbrace
South Germany, 16th century
1916.1511.aCCCC0
Pauldron (proper left) and Grandguard
South Germany, 16th century
1916.1511.bCCCC0
Breastplate
South Germany, 16th century
1916.1511.cCCCC0
Proper Right Arm (Vambrace, Rerebrace and Couter)
South Germany, 16th century
1916.1511.dCCCC0
Proper Left Arm (Vambrace, Rerebrace and Couter)
South Germany, 16th century
1916.1511.eCCCC0
Elbow Cop (left)
Germany and Spain, 16th century
1916.1511.fCCCC0
Gauntlet with Bell Shaped Cuff (Right)
South Germany, 16th century
1916.1511.gCCCC0
Tasset (proper right)
South Germany, 16th century
1916.1511.hCCCC0
Tasset (proper left)
South Germany, 16th century
1916.1511.iCCCC0
Proper Right Cuisse and Knee Cop
South Germany, 16th century
1916.1511.jCCCC0
Proper Left Cuisse and Knee Cop
South Germany, 16th century
1916.1511.kCCCC0
Proper Right Greave
South Germany, 16th century
1916.1511.lCCCC0
Proper Left Greave
South Germany, 16th century
1916.1511.mCCCC0
Pricked Spur
Spain, 13th century
1916.1611CCCC0
Pricked Spur
Spain, 13th century
1916.1953CCCC0
Gothic Breastplate
Germany, 16th century
1916.684CCCC0
Left-Handed Dagger or "Main Gauche"
Spain (?) or Italy, (Neapolitan?), 17th century
1916.699CCCC0
Rapier
Blade: Spain, Toledo Hilt: Italt, Belluno?, late 16th-early 17th Century
1974.59CCCC0
Court Sword
England, London or Birmingham, late 18th Century
1916.1095CCCC0
Glaive (with Arms of Giustini Family)
Italy, Venice, 17th century
1916.1532CCCC0
Wheel-Lock from a Hunting Rifle
Austria, late 17th-early 18th Century
1916.1546CCCC0
Halberd
Germany (?), late 15th century
1916.1559CCCC0
Gothic Backplate
Germany, late 15th Century
1916.1613CCCC0
Breastplate
Germany, Nuremberg, 16th century
1916.1647CCCC0
Hauberk
European, 15th century
1916.1817CCCC0
Parade Halberd
Italy, 17th century
1916.1826CCCC0
 Kettle Hat (War Hat)
Italy, 15th century
1916.1919CCCC0
Gothic Bevor
Spain (Hispano-Flemish), 15th century
1916.1920CCCC0
Wheel-Lock from a Hunting Rifle
Germany, Munich, 18th century
1916.40CCCC0
Pair of Flintlock Pistols
Franco-Flemish, Liège, early 18th century
1916.50CCCC0
Flintlock Pistol (1 of 2)
Franco-Flemish, Liège, early 18th century
1916.50.1CCCC0
Flintlock Pistol (2 of 2)
Franco-Flemish, Liège, early 18th Century
1916.50.2CCCC0
Schiavona Broadsword
Italy, Venice, 18th century
1916.698CCCC0
Sword
European (unassigned), 15th century
1919.69CCCC0
Matchlock Musket
Turkey, Ottoman period (1299–1922)
1916.828CCCC0
Small Sword
Germany, Passau (?), 17th century
1916.1099CCCC0
Hauberk
European, 15th century
1916.1543CCCC0
Crossbow Bolt
Germany, 16th-17th century
1916.1758CCCC0
Close Helmet (from a funerary achievement?)
Holland (?), late 16th-early 17th Century
1916.1787CCCC0
Small Sword
France, Paris (?), 18th century
1974.57CCCC0
Wheel-Lock Hunting Pistol
South Germany, 16th century
1916.672CCCC0
Parade Sword
Italy, Ferrara, early 16th Century
1916.704CCCC0
Halberd
Germany, 16th century
1916.1542CCCC0
Halberd
Switzerland, late 15th Century
1916.1556CCCC0
Halberd
Germany (?), early 16th Century
1916.1561CCCC0
Halberd
Germany, 16th century
1916.1564CCCC0
Halberd
France, early 17th century
1916.1797CCCC0
Spear Thrower
Peru, South Coast, late Paracas or early Nasca style
1940.507CCCC0
Rondache (Round Shield)
Italy, Milan, 16th century
1916.1504CCCC0
Bardiche (Pole Axe)
Germany or Russia, 16th century
1916.1563CCCC0
Seven-Flanged Mace
Italy (?), 16th century
1916.1589CCCC0
Burgonet
North Italy, 16th century
1916.1653CCCC0
Tschinki (Wheel-Lock Hunting Rifle)
Poland, Silesia, 17th century
1916.1782CCCC0
Morion
North Italy, late 16th Century
1916.1808CCCC0
Cup-Hilted Rapier
Spain, Toledo, 17th century
1916.1810CCCC0
Rapier
Spain, 17th century
1916.1811CCCC0
Buffe (etched with bands of trophies)
North Italy, 16th century
1916.1930CCCC0
Gothic Breastplate
South Germany or Austria
1916.29CCCC0
Snaphance Gunlock
Italy, Brescia (?), 17th century
1916.41CCCC0
Basket-Hilt Broadsword ("Mortuary Sword")
Hilt: England; Blade: Germany, Solingen (?), Hilt: 17th Century; Blade: 18th Century
1916.696CCCC0
Rapier
Clemens Horn (German, 1586–1617)
1916.697CCCC0
Cup-Hilted Rapier
Italy, Milan?, 17th century
1916.706CCCC0
Wheel-Lock Rifle
Germany, Bavaria (?), 17th century
1919.65CCCC0
Bishop's Mantle (Cape)
European (German or Swiss?), early 16th century
1921.1256CCCC0
Black and White Elbow Gauntlet for the Right Hand
North Germany, 16th century
1916.1082CCCC0
Small Sword
Jean-Baptiste Oudry (French, 1686–1755)
1916.1094CCCC0
Small Sword
France, 18th century
1916.1096CCCC0
Smallsword
France, Paris, 18th century
1916.1097CCCC0
Small Sword
Germany, 18th century
1916.1501CCCC0
Pauldron for Right Shoulder
Italy, 17th century
1916.1524CCCC0
Corsèque
Italy, Venice, 16th century
1916.1535CCCC0
Halberd
Switzerland, 17th century
1916.1554CCCC0
Halberd
Switzerland, 17th century
1916.1562CCCC0
Executioner's Sword
Germany, late 17th Century
1916.1620CCCC0
Gorget
Germany, 16th century
1916.1639CCCC0
Burgonet
Italy, Milan(?), 16th century
1916.1642CCCC0
Closed Sallet with Grotesque Face (Schembart visor)
Germany, Nuremberg, early 16th Century
1916.1646CCCC0
Officer's Plug Bayonette
England, 17th century
1916.1659CCCC0
Hunting Sword
Netherlands, 18th century
1916.1686CCCC0
Gothic Breastplate
South Germany or Austria, Innsbruck, late 15th century
1916.1720CCCC0
Crossbow
Germany, 15th century
1916.1725CCCC0
Pellet Crossbow
South Germany (?), 17th century
1916.1726CCCC0
Linstock
France, 17th century
1916.1786CCCC0
Parade Spear
Germany, Augsburg?, 16th century
1916.1789CCCC0
Corsèque (Chauve-Souris)
North Italy, 16th century
1916.1802CCCC0
Elements from an Armor
Germany, 16th century
1916.1804CCCC0
Triple-Crested Burgonet
Germany, Augsburg (?), 16th century
1916.1804.aCCCC0
Breastplate
Germany, 16th century
1916.1804.bCCCC0
No image available
Germany, Brunswick, 16th century
1916.1804.cCCCC0
Powder Flask
Johann Michael Maucher (German, 1645–1701)
1916.1887CCCC0
Partisan
France, 17th century
1916.31CCCC0
Partisan
France, 17th century
1916.33CCCC0
Wheel-Lock from a Hunting Gun
Germany, 17th century
1916.39CCCC0
Combined Priming Flask and Wheel-Lock Spanner
Germany or Austria, first half of 17th Century
1916.43CCCC0
Flintlock Pistol
Bortolo Agazzi (Italian) and 1 other
1916.45CCCC0
Powder Flask
Germany, 17th century
1916.60CCCC0
Powder Flask
Italy, 16th century
1916.666CCCC0
Schiavona Broadsword
Italy, Venice, early 18th Century
1916.693CCCC0
Schiavona Broadsword
Italy, Venice, early 18th Century
1916.705CCCC0
Powder Flask
Italy, 16th century
1918.65CCCC0
Sword
European, early 15th century
1921.1252CCCC0
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
No image available
Germany, Augsburg(?), early 16th century
2012.38.bCCCC0
No image available
Germany, Augsburg(?), early 16th century
2012.38.dCCCC0
No image available
Germany, Augsburg(?), early 16th century
2012.38.eCCCC0
No image available
Germany, Augsburg(?), early 16th century
2012.38.fCCCC0
No image available
Germany, Augsburg(?), early 16th century
2012.38.gCCCC0
No image available
Germany, Augsburg(?), early 16th century
2012.38.hCCCC0
No image available
Germany, Augsburg(?), early 16th century
2012.38.lCCCC0
No image available
Germany, Augsburg(?), early 16th century
2012.38.mCCCC0
No image available
Germany, Augsburg(?), early 16th century
2012.38.nCCCC0
No image available
Germany, Augsburg(?), early 16th century
2012.38.oCCCC0
Pauldron for Right shoulder
Italy, 16th century
1916.1528CCCC0
Hauberk
European, 15th century
1916.1552CCCC0
Crossbow Bolt
Germany, 16th-17th century
1916.1742CCCC0
Gorget (from a funerary achievement?)
Netherlands(?), late 16th-early 17th Century
1916.1806CCCC0
Half-Suit of Armor for the Field
North Italy, Brescia (?), 16th century
1916.1816CCCC0
Close Helmet
North Italy, Brescia (?), 16th century
1916.1816.aCCCC0
No image available
North Italy, Brescia (?), 16th century
1916.1816.bCCCC0
No image available
North Italy, Brescia (?), 16th century
1916.1816.cCCCC0
No image available
North Italy, Brescia (?), 16th century
1916.1816.dCCCC0
Breastplate
North Italy, Brescia (?), 16th century
1916.1816.eCCCC0
No image available
North Italy, Brescia (?), 16th century
1916.1816.fCCCC0
No image available
North Italy, Brescia (?), 16th century
1916.1816.gCCCC0
No image available
North Italy, Brescia (?), 16th century
1916.1816.hCCCC0
No image available
North Italy, Brescia (?), 16th century
1916.1816.iCCCC0
No image available
North Italy, Brescia (?), 16th century
1916.1816.jCCCC0
No image available
North Italy, Brescia (?), 16th century
1916.1816.kCCCC0
Proper Left Tasset
North Italy, Brescia (?), 16th century
1916.1816.lCCCC0
Pair of Gothic Fan-Shaped Pauldron
Antonio Missaglia (Italian, 1416/17–1495/96)
1916.2080CCCC0
Gothic Fan-Shaped Pauldron (right)
Antonio Missaglia (Italian, 1416/17–1495/96)
1916.2080.1CCCC0
Gothic Fan-Shaped Pauldron (left)
Antonio Missaglia (Italian, 1416/17–1495/96)
1916.2080.2CCCC0
Gothic Mitten Gauntlet for the Right Hand
South Germany or Austria (Innsbruck), late 15th Century
1916.2081CCCC0
Cranequin
France (?), late 15th Century
1916.2082CCCC0
Cavalry Spider Helmet
France, 17th century
1921.1258CCCC0
Wheel-Lock Hunting Rifle
Hans Schmidt (Austrian, 1669)
1959.127CCCC0
Club (Knobkerrie)
Africa, Southern Africa, Kingdom of Eswatini, Swazi-style maker
2010.203CCCC0
Club (Knobkerrie)
Southern Africa, South Africa, Northern Ngun-style or Zulu-style maker
2010.232CCCC0
Partisan
Germany, 18th century
1951.352CCCC0
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
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
Elements from a Partial Suit of Armor
Germany, 16th century
1923.1067CCCC0
Close Helmet
Germany, 16th century
1923.1067.aCCCC0
Backplate
Germany, 16th century
1923.1067.cCCCC0
Ceremonial Axe (gano)
Southern Africa, Zimbabwe, Shona-style blacksmith-carver
1929.364CCCC0
Cuirassier's Armor
Austria, Graz(?), early 17th century
2012.37CCCC0
Cuirassier's Armor: Helmet
Austria, Graz(?), early 17th century
2012.37.aCCCC0
No image available
Austria, Graz(?), early 17th century
2012.37.bCCCC0
No image available
Austria, Graz(?), early 17th century
2012.37.cCCCC0
No image available
Austria, Graz(?), early 17th century
2012.37.dCCCC0
No image available
Austria, Graz(?), early 17th century
2012.37.eCCCC0
No image available
Austria, Graz(?), early 17th century
2012.37.hCCCC0
No image available
Austria, Graz(?), early 17th century
2012.37.iCCCC0
Single-Edged Knife (Scramasax)
Frankish, Champagne(?), Migration period, 7th century
1919.1014CCCC0
Single-Edged Knife (Scramasax)
Frankish, Burgundy (?), Migration period, 7th century
1919.1015CCCC0
Wheel-Lock Carbine from the Bodyguard of Wolf Dietrich von Raitenau,...
Georg Zellner (Zell am Wallersee, active late 1500s–early 1600s)
55.2000©
Jousting Armor (Rennzeug) of King Philip I of Castile (1478–1506)
Lorenz Helmschmied (German, active Augsburg, 1477–1515)
8.2022©
Heavy Jousting Armor (Stechzeug) of Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian I ...
Lorenz Helmschmied (German, active Augsburg, 1477–1515)
9.2022©
Primer
Italy, 18th century
1916.62CCCC0
Cabacete (Helmet)
Spain, late 15th century
2012.39CCCC0
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
Savoyard Helmet (Todenkopf)
Italy or Germany, early 17th century
2013.50CCCC0
Visored Sallet
Germany, 16th century
2014.393CCCC0
Knife Handle Cover
Africa, West Africa, Ghana, Asante Empire/Kingdom, Kumasi or probably Kumasi, member of the goldsmiths' guild
1935.311CCCC0
Katar dagger
India, Mughal
1985.119CCCC0
Katar (Stabbing Dagger)
India, Mughal
1985.119.aCCCC0
Katar (Stabbing Dagger): Sheath
India, Mughal
1985.119.bCCCC0
Executioner's Sword
Germany, 17th century
1916.1616CCCC0
Flintlock Pistol
Italy, Brescia, 18th century
1916.49CCCC0
No image available
Germany, Nuremberg, 16th century
35.2008©
No image available
Nuremberg, c. 1520
36.2008©
Pricked Spur
Spain, 13th century
1916.1604CCCC0
Rowel Spur
Spain, early 18th Century
1916.1568CCCC0
Armet à Rondelle
Italy, Milan, 15th century
1916.1551CCCC0
Close Helmet in Maximilian Style
Germany, Nuremberg(?), 16th century
1916.1651CCCC0
Parrying Dagger
Italy, late 16th - early 17th Century
1916.1657CCCC0
Dagger
Italy, early 17th Century
1916.1696CCCC0
Cranequin
Germany, Nuremberg (?), 16th century
1916.1728CCCC0
Crossbow Bolt
Germany, 16th-17th century
1916.1760CCCC0
Crossbow Bolt
Germany, 16th-17th century
1916.1761CCCC0
Powder Flask
Germany, 16th century
1916.452CCCC0
Powder Flask
Germany, 17th century
1916.57CCCC0
Powder Flask
Austria, Tyrol, 17th century
1916.59CCCC0
Powder Flask
Austria (?) or Germany, 16th century
1916.676CCCC0
Rapier
Federico Picinino (Italian)
1916.695CCCC0
Small Sword
England, 18th century
1916.1489CCCC0
Pillow Sword
Italy, 17th century
1916.1495CCCC0
Dagger
Italy, late 17th Century
1916.1713CCCC0
Crossbow
Germany, early 17th Century
1916.1729CCCC0
Snaphance Pistol
Spain, Ripoll, 17th century
1918.68CCCC0
Battle Axe
Italy, late 16th Century
1916.1599CCCC0
Sword
Italy, 16th century
1916.1715CCCC0
Body Guard (Brigandine)
Italy (?), early 16th Century
1921.1250CCCC0
Halberd
Germany, late 16th Century
1919.58CCCC0
Hand-and-a-Half Sword
Germany, mid-16th century
1916.1506CCCC0
Peaked Morion
North Italy, Milan?, 16th century
1916.1085CCCC0
Burgonet with Hinged Cheek Pieces
North Italy, 16th century
1916.1086CCCC0
Small Sword
Netherlands, 17th century
1916.1093CCCC0
Small Sword
Italy (?), early 18th Century
1916.1101CCCC0
Small Sword
France, 18th century
1916.1484CCCC0
Small Sword
Italy, 18th century
1916.1494CCCC0
Rapier
Germany, 17th century
1916.1498CCCC0
Two-Handed Sword
Spain, Toledo (?), second half of 16th Century
1916.1507CCCC0
Two-Handed Sword
Spain, Toledo, second half of 16th Century
1916.1509CCCC0
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
Rapier
Germany, early 17th Century
1916.1719CCCC0
"Secrete" or Skull Cap (Hat Lining)
England (?), 17th century
1916.1895CCCC0
Powder Flask
Germany, late 16th Century
1916.1906CCCC0
Powder Flask
Spain, late 18th-early 19th century
1918.66CCCC0
Two-Handed Sword
Germany, second half of 16th Century
1919.68CCCC0
Two-Handed Sword
Germany, second half 16th Century
1919.70CCCC0
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
Curb Bit
Italy, late 16th Century
1916.1581CCCC0
Crossbow Bolt
Germany, 16th-17th century
1916.1740CCCC0
Crossbow Bolt
Germany, 16th-17th century
1916.1744CCCC0
Crossbow Bolt
Germany, 16th-17th century
1916.1754CCCC0
Crossbow Bolt
Germany, 16th-17th century
1916.1756CCCC0
Crossbow Bolt
Germany, 16th-17th century
1916.1757CCCC0
Crossbow Bolt
Germany, 16th-17th century
1916.1759CCCC0
Crossbow Bolt
Germany, 16th-17th century
1916.1764CCCC0
Left Arm Elements from a Boy's Armor (Lower Cannon, Couter, Rerebrace)
Germany, Augsburg, mostly 17th Century (some modern)
1916.708CCCC0
Sword Guard (Tsuba) with Fence and Flower
Japan, possibly Edo period (1615-1868)
1915.91CCCC0
Pair of Stirrups
England (?), 17th century
1919.49CCCC0
Stirrup (1 of 2)
England (?), 17th century
1919.49.1CCCC0
Stirrup (2 of 2)
England (?), 17th century
1919.49.2CCCC0
Crossbow Bolt
Germany, 16th-17th century
1916.1762CCCC0
Crossbow Bolt
Germany, 16th-17th century
1916.1763CCCC0
Hunting Sword
France (blade: Germany?), 18th century
1916.1492CCCC0
No image available
France (blade: Germany?), 18th century
1916.1492.aCCCC0
No image available
France, 18th century
1916.1492.bCCCC0
Knife-sheath tip (sika boha)
Africa, West Africa, Ghana, Asante Empire/Kingdom, Kumasi or probably Kumasi, member of the goldsmiths' guild
1935.308CCCC0
No image available
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)
1918.560CCCC0
Ceremonial Uniform: Jacket
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)
1918.560.1.aCCCC0
Ceremonial Uniform: Skirt
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)
1918.560.1.bCCCC0
Ceremonial Uniform: Groin Apron
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)
1918.560.1.cCCCC0
Ceremonial Uniform: Left Shoulder Flap
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)
1918.560.1.dCCCC0
Ceremonial Uniform: Right Shoulder Flap
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)
1918.560.1.eCCCC0
Ceremonial Uniform: Armpit Gusset
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)
1918.560.1.fCCCC0
Ceremonial Uniform: Center Flap
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)
1918.560.1.gCCCC0
Ceremonial Uniform: Front Metal Plate
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)
1918.560.1.hCCCC0
Ceremonial Uniform: Back Metal Plate
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)
1918.560.1.iCCCC0
Base
Korea, Joseon dynasty (1392-1910)
1918.560.2CCCC0
Knife-sheath tip (sika boha)
Africa, West Africa, Ghana, Asante Empire/Kingdom, Kumasi or probably Kumasi, member of the goldsmiths' guild
1935.312CCCC0
Dagger (Khanjali) with Scabbard
Transcaucasian, Georgian
1916.736CCCC0
Dagger (Khanjali)
Transcaucasian, Georgian
1916.736.aCCCC0
Spanner for a Wheel Lock Gun
Germany, 17th century
2008.171CCCC0
Dagger (Gwálaa)
Native North America, Northwest Coast, Alaska, Tlingit
1916.719CCCC0
Dagger (Gwálaa)
Native North America, Northwest Coast, Alaska, Tlingit
1916.720CCCC0
Small-Sword
Switzerland, Geneva(?) (blade: Germany, Solingen, early 18th c.), late 18th Century
2002.1CCCC0
Knife-sheath tip (sika boha)
Africa, West Africa, Ghana, Asante Empire/Kingdom, Kumasi or probably Kumasi, member of the goldsmiths' guild
1935.309CCCC0
Helmet
North India
1919.62CCCC0
Battle Axe
Scandinavia (?), 15th century
1916.1601CCCC0
Child's Saddle with Lion Pommel
France, 17th century
1916.1846CCCC0
Trigger Guard for a Pistol
Italy, Brescia (?), late 17th Century
1916.55CCCC0
Mount for the Upper Stock of a Flintlock Pistol
Italy, Brescia (?), late 17th Century
1916.56CCCC0
Pair of Flintlock Pistols
Gio Borgognone (Italian) and 1 other
1916.679CCCC0
Flintlock Pistol
Gio Borgognone (Italian) and 1 other
1916.679.1CCCC0
Flintlock Pistol
Gio Borgognone (Italian) and 1 other
1916.679.2CCCC0
Rapier
Germany, Solingen, early 17th Century
1916.702CCCC0
Gothic Breastplate
Domenico dei Barini (Italian, 1492-c. 1516)
1916.1566CCCC0
Stiletto
Italy, Brescia, 17th century
1916.1699CCCC0
Spanner for a Wheel-Lock Gun
Germany, 17th century
1916.669CCCC0
Powder Flask
Germany, late 16th-early 17th century
1916.674CCCC0
Powder Flask
Germany, late 16th Century
1916.678CCCC0
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
Small Sword
England, 17th century
1916.1497CCCC0
Burgonet
Italy, 16th century
1916.1650CCCC0
Dagger
Italy, 16th century
1916.1687CCCC0
Dagger
Netherlands, 17th century
1916.1688CCCC0
Corsèque (Chauve-Souris)
North Italy, 16th century
1916.1801CCCC0
Pear Stalk Cabasset
North Italy, Brescia(?), late 16th Century
1916.1805CCCC0
Dagger
Italy, early 17th century
1916.1865CCCC0
Parrying Dagger
Germany, early 17th Century
1916.1891CCCC0
Butt-Cap from a Flintlock Pistol
Italy, Brescia, 17th century
1916.1909CCCC0
Butt-Cap from a Flintlock Pistol
Italy, late 17th Century
1916.1910CCCC0
Basket-Hilt Broadsword
Scotland, Stirling(?), 18th century
1916.703CCCC0
Gothic Breastplate and Taces
North Italy, late 15th Century
1919.63CCCC0
Wheel-Lock Hunting Rifle
Italy, Sardinia, 17th century
1919.64CCCC0
Sword
Germany (?), 14th century
1923.1121CCCC0
Gothic Mitten Gauntlet
Italy, 15th century
1916.1645CCCC0
Sword Guard (Tsuba) with Elephant in Pine
Japan, Edo period (1615-1868)
1919.432CCCC0
Hilt from a Court Sword
England, late 18th Century
1923.1061CCCC0
Tulwar sword
India, probably Deccan
1930.704CCCC0
Tulwar Sword
India, probably Deccan
1930.704.aCCCC0
Tulwar Sword (case)
India, probably Deccan
1930.704.bCCCC0
Sword with scabbard
India, perhaps Deccan
1930.706CCCC0
Sword
India, perhaps Deccan
1930.706.aCCCC0
Scabbard
India, perhaps Deccan
1930.706.bCCCC0
Vambrace
Germany, Augsburg, 16th century
1916.1083CCCC0
Burgonet with Hinged Cheek Pieces
Germany, Nuremberg, 16th century
1916.1088CCCC0
Small Sword
hilt: Holland; blade: Spain, 17th century
1916.1100CCCC0
Small Sword
France, 17th century
1916.1485CCCC0
Small Sword with Masks and Figures
hilt: Holland, blade: Germany, Solingen, 17th century
1916.1488CCCC0
Small Sword
France, late 17th Century
1916.1500CCCC0
Leg Guard (Greave)
Germany, 16th century
1916.1519CCCC0
Glaive
Italy, Venice, 17th century
1916.1536CCCC0
Collar
European, 15th century
1916.1584CCCC0
Round Shield (Rondache)
North Italy, 16th century
1916.1615CCCC0
Hunting Sword
Clemens Willems (German)
1916.1626CCCC0
Close Helmet (Burgonet)
Italy, Milan (?), early 16th Century
1916.1649CCCC0
Dagger
Germany, mid-16th century
1916.1663CCCC0
Cup from a Rapier's Hilt
Italy, 17th century
1916.1809CCCC0
Partisan
Italy, 16th century
1916.1818CCCC0
Spanner for a Wheel-Lock Gun
Germany, early 17th century
1916.1866CCCC0
Patron (Cartridge Box)
Germany, early 17th Century
1916.1911CCCC0
Falconet with Arms of Gian Pietro Carafa, Pope Paul IV
Italy, possibly Genoa, 16th century
1916.1915CCCC0
Basket-Hilted Broadsword
hilt: Scotland; blade: Germany, Solingen, hilt: 18th Century
1916.701CCCC0
Miquelet Lock
Domingo Gabiola (Spanish)
1918.71CCCC0
Miquelet Lock
Spain, late 17th Century
1918.72CCCC0
Wheel-Lock from a Hunting Rifle
Germany, early 18th Century
1918.73CCCC0
Cavalry Sword
Germany, Saxony, 18th century
1919.55CCCC0
Brandistock (with retractible blades)
Italy, early 17th century
1921.1257CCCC0
Knife
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba-style maker
1916.721©
Knife
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Bangala-style maker
1916.743CCCC0
Pellet Crossbow for a Child
Germany, early 17th Century
1928.671CCCC0
Shield
Africa, East Africa, unknown maker
1929.325CCCC0
"Rat-Tailed" Miquelet-Lock Pistol
Balkan, late 18th-early 19th century
1916.734CCCC0
Flintlock Pistol
Johann Andreas Kuchenreuter (German, 1716–1795)
1918.76CCCC0
Single-Edged Knife (Scramasax)
Merovingian, Migration period, 6th-7th Century
1926.429CCCC0
Hunting Sword
Netherlands, early 1700s
1916.1627CCCC0
Khanjar dagger
India
1930.708CCCC0
Dagger
India
1930.708.aCCCC0
Partisan
France, 17th century
1916.1795CCCC0
Dagger
Korea, Goryeo period (918-1392)
1918.532CCCC0
Dagger
Korea, Goryeo period (918-1392)
1918.533CCCC0
Suit of Armor
Germany, 16th century
1916.1946CCCC0
Close Helmet for the Field
Germany, 16th century
1916.1946.aCCCC0
Dagger
Switzerland and/or France, 17th century (16th century blade)
1916.1894CCCC0
No image available
Switzerland and/or France, 17th century (16th century blade)
1916.1894.aCCCC0
No image available
Switzerland and/or France, 17th century
1916.1894.bCCCC0
Hunting Sword
William Kinman (British, 1724–1788?)
1916.1685CCCC0
No image available
William Kinman (British, 1724–1788?)
1916.1685.aCCCC0
No image available
William Kinman (British, 1724–1788?)
1916.1685.bCCCC0
Sword Guard (Tsuba) with Treasure Motifs
Japan, possibly Edo period (1615-1868)
1919.266CCCC0
Sword Guard (Tsuba)
Japan, Edo period (1615-1868)
1919.298CCCC0
Sword Guard (Tsuba)
Japan, Edo period (1615-1868)
1919.442CCCC0
Sword Guard
Japan, Edo period (1615-1868)
1919.478CCCC0
Half-mask (Ho’o-ate) with Neck Guard (Nodowa)
Japan, Edo period (1615-1868)
1921.404.aCCCC0
Silapa Sword
India
1930.705.aCCCC0
Tourney Lance
unassigned (European), probably late 19th century (in 16th century style)
1916.1944CCCC0
Sword
Tibet
1916.1008.aCCCC0
Ceremonial Axe
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Songye, 20th century
1916.739©
Black and White Morion
Germany, early 17th Century
1916.1080CCCC0
Sword Guard (Tsuba) Plovers in Waves
Japan, Edo period (1615-1868)
1919.413CCCC0
Upper Arm Canon
Negroli Workshop (Italian, c. 1500–1561)
1916.1517.1CCCC0
Upper Arm Canon
Negroli Workshop (Italian, c. 1500–1561)
1916.1517.2CCCC0
Hauberk
European, 15th century
1916.1918CCCC0
Banner Head in the Form of a Fleur-de-lys
France, 18th century
1916.1490CCCC0
Powder Flask
Transylvanian, late 17th-early 18th century
1916.667CCCC0
Sword Guard
Japan, Edo period (1615-1868)
1919.533CCCC0
Helmet with Barred Visor
England (?), 16th century (visor and neck lames modern, by S.J. Whawell)
1916.1084CCCC0
Small Sword for a Boy
Italy, 17th century
1916.1486CCCC0
Falchion
Italy (?), blade: 18th century
1916.1624CCCC0
Hunting Horn
Italy, late 16th-early 17th century
1916.1775CCCC0
Hauberk
Europe, 15th century
1916.1897CCCC0
Partisan
Italy, early 17th Century
1916.1923CCCC0
Sword Guard (Tsuba)
Japan, possibly Edo period (1615-1868)
1919.397CCCC0
Sword Guard
Masakata (Japanese)
1919.452CCCC0
Sword Guard
Japan, Edo period (1615-1868)
1919.481CCCC0
Knife
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, unknown maker
1916.1022.aCCCC0
Sheath
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, unknown maker
1916.1022.bCCCC0
Shield
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, early 20th century
1988.245CCCC0
Small Sword
France, Paris, 18th century
1916.1496CCCC0
Hauberk
European, 15th century
1916.1567CCCC0
Brayette
European, 15th century
1916.1574CCCC0
Rapier
Italy, early 17th Century
1916.1634CCCC0
Cranequin
Germany, 17th century
1916.1727CCCC0
Crossbow Bolt
Germany, 16th-17th century
1916.1741CCCC0
Crossbow Bolt
Germany, 16th-17th century
1916.1743CCCC0
Crossbow Bolt
Germany, 16th-17th century
1916.1755CCCC0
Powder Flask
France, late 16th-early 17th century
1916.1843CCCC0
Powder Flask
Germany, 16th century
1916.1856CCCC0
Hauberk
Turkey (?), 15th century
1916.1890CCCC0
Crossbow Bolt
Germany, 17th century
1916.1961CCCC0
Crossbow Bolt
Germany, 17th century
1916.1962CCCC0
Sword Guard (Tsuba) with Puppy Playing with Shell on Cord
Japan, possibly Edo period (1615-1868)
1919.248CCCC0
Sword Guard
Japan, Edo period (1615-1868)
1919.363CCCC0
Cabasset
Italy, 16th century
1919.56CCCC0
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
Armor for Man and Horse with Völs-Colonna Arms
North Italy, 16th century
1964.88steelJohn L. Severance FundCCCC0
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
War Hat (or Kettle Hat)
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
Hanger (Hunting Sword)
Jaspar Bongen the Younger (German, active late 1600s)
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
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
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
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
Chanfron in Maximilian Style
Germany, Nuremberg (?), early 16th Century
1916.1845steel Overall: 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Demi-Chanfron
Germany, Augsburg, 16th century
1916.1526steel, etched and gilded; leatherOverall: 6.8 x 24.5 cm (2 11/16 x 9 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Barbute (from the Venetian Garrison at Chalcis)
North Italy, 14th-15th century
1923.1065ironOverall: 29 x 21 x 25 cm (11 7/16 x 8 1/4 x 9 13/16 in.); Sleeves: 43.2 cm (17 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
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
Tilting Suit (composed)
South Germany, 16th century
1916.1511steel, leather straps, brass rivetsGift 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
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
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
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
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
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
Wheel-Lock from a Hunting Rifle
Austria, late 17th-early 18th Century
1916.1546steel, inlaid with gold design of Habsburg 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
 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
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
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
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
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
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
Matchlock Musket
Turkey, Ottoman period (1299–1922)
1916.828Wood, steel, brass, mother-of-pearl inlay, and leatherOverall: 103.5 cm (40 3/4 in.); Barrel: 68.3 cm (26 7/8 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Halberd
Germany, 16th century
1916.1542steel, with pierced trefoils; wood haft (rectangular with planed corners)Overall: 200.7 cm (79 in.); Blade: 25.4 cm (10 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Halberd
Switzerland, late 15th Century
1916.1556steel; wood haft (rectangular with planed corners)Overall: 205.7 cm (81 in.); Blade: 20.3 cm (8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
"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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Small Sword
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
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
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
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
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
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
Halberd
Switzerland, 17th century
1916.1554steel; rectangular wood haft with planed cornersOverall: 160 cm (63 in.); Blade: 19.3 cm (7 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Halberd
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Elements from an Armor
Germany, 16th century
1916.1804steel, leather bands; steel; steel and leatherGift 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
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
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
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
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
Flintlock Pistol
Bortolo Agazzi (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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Hauberk
European, 15th century
1916.1552riveted steel rings; close wovenOverall: 110.5 cm (43 1/2 in.)Gift of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Crossbow Bolt
Germany, 16th-17th century
1916.1742wood, leather, steelAverage: 37.2 cm (14 5/8 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Club (Knobkerrie)
Africa, Southern Africa, Kingdom of Eswatini, Swazi-style maker
2010.203WoodOverall: 66 cm (26 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Club (Knobkerrie)
Southern Africa, South Africa, Northern Ngun-style or Zulu-style maker
2010.232WoodOverall: 66 cm (26 in.)Gift of Dori and Daniel Rootenberg, Jacaranda Tribal, New YorkCCCC0
Partisan
Germany, 18th century
1951.352steel, etched, haft brokenOverall: 29.1 cm (11 7/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William F. WiemanCCCC0
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
Pikeman’s Armor
Netherlands, Dutch or Flemish, 17th century
1923.1063steel with brass rivets and black paintGift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Elements from a Partial Suit of Armor
Germany, 16th century
1923.1067steel with black paintGift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Ceremonial Axe (gano)
Southern Africa, Zimbabwe, Shona-style blacksmith-carver
1929.364Iron, wood, and metalOverall: 15.8 cm (6 1/4 in.)Gift of the African Art Sponsors of Karamu HouseCCCC0
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
Single-Edged Knife (Scramasax)
Frankish, Champagne(?), Migration period, 7th century
1919.1014iron, copper, and gold foilGift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
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
Wheel-Lock Carbine from the Bodyguard of Wolf Dietrich von Raitenau,...
Georg Zellner (Zell am Wallersee, active late 1500s–early 1600s)
55.2000steel, wood (walnut) inlaid with staghornOn Loan from the Collection of Justin Kohn and Family©
Boy's Armor of Andreas of Austria (1558–1600)
Germany
6.2022Steel and leatherLent by the Kunsthistorisches Museum, Hofjagd- und Rüstkammer, Vienna©
Light Armor of Alfonso II d'Este (1533–1597)
Northern Italy, Milan?
7.2022Steel, etched with goldLent by the Kunsthistorisches Museum, Hofjagd- und Rüstkammer, Vienna©
Jousting Armor (Rennzeug) of King Philip I of Castile (1478–1506)
Lorenz Helmschmied (German, active Augsburg, 1477–1515)
8.2022Iron, forged, driven, brass, leatherLent by the Kunsthistorisches Museum, Hofjagd- und Rüstkammer, Vienna©
Heavy Jousting Armor (Stechzeug) of Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian I ...
Lorenz Helmschmied (German, active Augsburg, 1477–1515)
9.2022Steel and leatherLent by the Kunsthistorisches Museum, Hofjagd- und Rüstkammer, Vienna©
Primer
Italy, 18th century
1916.62carved hornOverall: 11.5 x 9.6 cm (4 1/2 x 3 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
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
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
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
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
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
Knife Handle Cover
Africa, West Africa, Ghana, Asante Empire/Kingdom, Kumasi or probably Kumasi, member of the goldsmiths' guild
1935.311GoldOverall: 4.3 cm (1 11/16 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
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
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
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
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
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Germany, Nuremberg, 16th century
35.2008steel; leather strapsLent by The Royal Armouries, Leeds©
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Nuremberg, c. 1520
36.2008steelLent by The Royal Armouries, Leeds©
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
Rowel Spur
Spain, early 18th Century
1916.1568steel Diameter: 7.2 cm (2 13/16 in.); Overall: 9.5 cm (3 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Armet à Rondelle
Italy, Milan, 15th century
1916.1551steelOverall: 28.6 x 32.4 x 20.3 cm (11 1/4 x 12 3/4 x 8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Close Helmet in Maximilian Style
Germany, Nuremberg(?), 16th century
1916.1651steel, brass rivetsOverall: 29.2 x 34.9 x 23.5 cm (11 1/2 x 13 3/4 x 9 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
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
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
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
1916.1760wood, leather, steelAverage: 37.2 cm (14 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Crossbow Bolt
Germany, 16th-17th century
1916.1761wood, leather, steelAverage: 37.2 cm (14 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Powder Flask
Germany, 16th century
1916.452staghorn (two branches) carved with relief scene of Judith and Holofernes; mounts missingOverall: 15.9 x 12.1 cm (6 1/4 x 4 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Powder Flask
Germany, 17th century
1916.57walnut inlaid with horn in concentric circles; turned bone funnel with brass spring cap; iron suspension loopsDiameter: 12.1 cm (4 3/4 in.); Overall: 15.9 cm (6 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Battle Axe
Italy, late 16th Century
1916.1599steel, inset with copper rosetteBlade: 8.3 cm (3 1/4 in.); Head: 27.3 cm (10 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Sword
Italy, 16th century
1916.1715steel, hilt russetted, leather gripOverall: 100 cm (39 3/8 in.); Blade: 87 cm (34 1/4 in.); Quillions: 6.3 cm (2 1/2 in.); Grip: 11.5 cm (4 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Body Guard (Brigandine)
Italy (?), early 16th Century
1921.1250linen; gold velvet; steel; brass Overall: 56.5 x 47.6 cm (22 1/4 x 18 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Halberd
Germany, late 16th Century
1919.58steel; leaf-shaped head; octagonal woof haft, woolen pompomOverall: 197.5 cm (77 3/4 in.); Blade: 22.8 cm (9 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Hand-and-a-Half Sword
Germany, mid-16th century
1916.1506steel, blued pommel and quillions, leather gripOverall: 123.9 cm (48 3/4 in.); Blade: 92.3 cm (36 5/16 in.); Quillions: 24.8 cm (9 3/4 in.); Grip: 30.5 cm (12 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
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
Small Sword
Netherlands, 17th century
1916.1093steel, wood, copper wire; chiseled hilt; engraved bladeOverall: 95.3 cm (37 1/2 in.); Blade: 78 cm (30 11/16 in.); Grip: 11.8 cm (4 5/8 in.); Guard: 8.3 cm (3 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Small Sword
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
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
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
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
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
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
Breast and Backplates from a Maximilian Armor
Germany, Nuremberg(?), early 16th century
1916.1640steel, brass rivetsGift 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
"Secrete" or Skull Cap (Hat Lining)
England (?), 17th century
1916.1895steel Overall: 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
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
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
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
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
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
Curb Bit
Italy, late 16th Century
1916.1581iron with gilt bronze bossesOverall: 25.4 x 15.6 cm (10 x 6 1/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Crossbow Bolt
Germany, 16th-17th century
1916.1740wood, leather, steelAverage: 37.2 cm (14 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
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
1916.1754wood, leather, steelAverage: 37.2 cm (14 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Crossbow Bolt
Germany, 16th-17th century
1916.1756wood, leather, steelAverage: 37.2 cm (14 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Crossbow Bolt
Germany, 16th-17th century
1916.1757wood, leather, steelAverage: 37.2 cm (14 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Crossbow Bolt
Germany, 16th-17th century
1916.1759wood, 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
Corinthian Helmet
Greece
1926.54bronze with silver inlayOverall: 21.5 cm (8 7/16 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Left Arm Elements from a Boy's Armor (Lower Cannon, Couter, Rerebrace)
Germany, Augsburg, mostly 17th Century (some modern)
1916.708etched and lightly embossed steel with traces of gilding, leatherOverall: 17 cm (6 11/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Sword Guard (Tsuba) with Fence and Flower
Japan, possibly Edo period (1615-1868)
1915.91ironDiameter: 7 cm (2 3/4 in.)Gift of J. H. DonaheyCCCC0
Pair of Stirrups
England (?), 17th century
1919.49brassOverall: 17.2 x 12.1 cm (6 3/4 x 4 3/4 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
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
Knife-sheath tip (sika boha)
Africa, West Africa, Ghana, Asante Empire/Kingdom, Kumasi or probably Kumasi, member of the goldsmiths' guild
1935.308GoldOverall: 6.9 cm (2 11/16 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
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China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)
1918.560satin weave silk with gold metal thread embroidery; supplementary weft; black velvet; metal (brass?); lined in blue silkGeneral Income FundCCCC0
Knife-sheath tip (sika boha)
Africa, West Africa, Ghana, Asante Empire/Kingdom, Kumasi or probably Kumasi, member of the goldsmiths' guild
1935.312GoldOverall: 8.7 cm (3 7/16 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Dagger (Khanjali) with Scabbard
Transcaucasian, Georgian
1916.736Overall: 52.1 cm (20 1/2 in.); Blade: 35.9 cm (14 1/8 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Spanner for a Wheel Lock Gun
Germany, 17th century
2008.171steelOverall: 16.5 x 2.5 cm (6 1/2 x 1 in.)Gift of Dr. Marvin ShieCCCC0
Dagger (Gwálaa)
Native North America, Northwest Coast, Alaska, Tlingit
1916.719Metal, shell, leather, fiber, ivory or hornOverall: 2.5 x 6 cm (1 x 2 3/8 in.); Blade: 21 cm (8 1/4 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Dagger (Gwálaa)
Native North America, Northwest Coast, Alaska, Tlingit
1916.720ivory, fiber, leather, metal (steel), 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
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
Knife-sheath tip (sika boha)
Africa, West Africa, Ghana, Asante Empire/Kingdom, Kumasi or probably Kumasi, member of the goldsmiths' guild
1935.309GoldOverall: 6.4 x 2.1 cm (2 1/2 x 13/16 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Helmet
North India
1919.62steel with gold and brassOverall: 9.6 cm (3 3/4 in.); Diameter: 20.7 cm (8 1/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
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
Child's Saddle with Lion Pommel
France, 17th century
1916.1846leather, tooled with wood, canvas and steel on a brass frameOverall: 35.6 x 31.8 x 27.3 cm (14 x 12 1/2 x 10 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
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
Pair of Flintlock Pistols
Gio Borgognone (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
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
No image available
Germany, 16th century
37.2008steel; leather; brassLent by The Royal Armouries, Leeds©
No image available
Holland, 17th century
38.2008steelLent by The Royal Armouries, Leeds©
Stiletto with Grip Fashioned as Figures of Charity, Justice, and Hope
Italy, 17th century
1916.1709steel, brass, ivory Overall: 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
Gothic Breastplate
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
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
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
Powder Flask
Germany, late 16th-early 17th century
1916.674horn (two branches); engraved allegorical scenes (unidentified); mounts missingOverall: 18.4 x 15.8 cm (7 1/4 x 6 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Powder Flask
Germany, late 16th Century
1916.678staghorn with carved relief decoration; mounts missingOverall: 14 x 8.9 cm (5 1/2 x 3 1/2 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
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
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
Dagger
Italy, 16th century
1916.1687steel; russetted and damascened guard and pommel; wood and wire gripOverall: 50.7 cm (19 15/16 in.); Blade: 36.5 cm (14 3/8 in.); Quillions: 16.5 cm (6 1/2 in.); Grip: 13.3 cm (5 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Dagger
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
Sword Guard (Tsuba) with Elephant in Pine
Japan, Edo period (1615-1868)
1919.432ironOverall: 9 x 9 cm (3 9/16 x 3 9/16 in.)Gift of D. Z. NortonCCCC0
Hilt from a Court Sword
England, late 18th Century
1923.1061polished steel, pierced and inset with faceted steel beadsOverall: 18.4 cm (7 1/4 in.); Guard: 9.7 cm (3 13/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Tulwar sword
India, probably Deccan
1930.704Iron hilt with gold; steel blade with gold; wood scabbard with velvet and metallic threadOverall: 96.6 cm (38 1/16 in.)Gift of S. D. WrightCCCC0
Sword with scabbard
India, perhaps Deccan
1930.706Watered steel blade with iron hilt inlaid with gold; velvet lining with leather straps; wooden scabbard with velvet case and metallic threadsOverall: 99 cm (39 in.)Gift of S. D. WrightCCCC0
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
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
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
Small Sword
France, 17th century
1916.1485steel, iron, silver inlay; wood and brass wireOverall: 90.8 cm (35 3/4 in.); Blade: 74.1 cm (29 3/16 in.); Guard: 6.7 cm (2 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Small Sword 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Knife
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba-style maker
1916.721Iron, wood, and copper alloyOverall: 36.1 cm (14 3/16 in.); Blade: 24.7 cm (9 3/4 in.)Gift of J. H. Wade©
Knife
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Bangala-style maker
1916.743Iron, wood, copper alloy, upholstery studs, plant fibers, and rawhideOverall: 57.2 cm (22 1/2 in.); Blade: 41.4 cm (16 5/16 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Pellet Crossbow for a Child
Germany, early 17th Century
1928.671wood, bone inlay, steelOverall: 44.3 cm (17 7/16 in.); Bow: 29.2 cm (11 1/2 in.); Butt: 5.2 cm (2 1/16 in.)Gift of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Shield
Africa, East Africa, unknown maker
1929.325Bamboo, wood, pelt, and plant fiberOverall: 34.6 cm (13 5/8 in.)Gift of the Gilpin Players of Karamu HouseCCCC0
"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
Flintlock Pistol
Johann Andreas Kuchenreuter (German, 1716–1795)
1918.76steel, walnut stock, brass mounts, barrel inlaid with gold, brass, and silverOverall: 25.7 cm (10 1/8 in.); Barrel: 14.5 cm (5 11/16 in.); Bore: 1.2 cm (1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Single-Edged Knife (Scramasax)
Merovingian, Migration period, 6th-7th Century
1926.429iron, brass, gold foil, gold wire, gemstonesOverall: 54.3 x 6.4 cm (21 3/8 x 2 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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
Khanjar dagger
India
1930.708Jade hilt with iron and gold; steel blade with iron and gold; wood sheath covered in velvet with metallic threadOverall: 34.4 cm (13 9/16 in.)Gift of S. D. WrightCCCC0
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
Dagger
Korea, Goryeo period (918-1392)
1918.532bronzeOverall: 1.3 cm (1/2 in.)Director's Contingent FundCCCC0
Dagger
Korea, Goryeo period (918-1392)
1918.533bronzeOverall: 1.4 cm (9/16 in.)General Income FundCCCC0
Suit of Armor
Germany, 16th century
1916.1946iron, steel, leather and brass rivetsOverall: 34.5 x 20 x 31.2 cm (13 9/16 x 7 7/8 x 12 5/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Dagger
Switzerland and/or France, 17th century (16th century blade)
1916.1894steel and wire; chiseled quillions and pommelOverall: 44.3 cm (17 7/16 in.); Quillions: 9.2 cm (3 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Hunting Sword
William Kinman (British, 1724–1788?)
1916.1685Blued, etched, and gilded steel; hilt: silver, woodOverall: 74.9 cm (29 1/2 in.); Blade: 60.3 cm (23 3/4 in.); Grip: 13.7 cm (5 3/8 in.); Guard: 10.8 cm (4 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Sword Guard (Tsuba) with Treasure Motifs
Japan, possibly Edo period (1615-1868)
1919.266ironDiameter: 8.4 cm (3 5/16 in.)Gift of D. Z. NortonCCCC0
Sword Guard (Tsuba)
Japan, Edo period (1615-1868)
1919.298ironOverall: 7 x 6.4 cm (2 3/4 x 2 1/2 in.)Gift of D. Z. NortonCCCC0
Sword Guard (Tsuba)
Japan, Edo period (1615-1868)
1919.442ironDiameter: 8.1 cm (3 3/16 in.)Gift of D. Z. NortonCCCC0
Sword Guard
Japan, Edo period (1615-1868)
1919.478ironAverage: 8 x 8.6 cm (3 1/8 x 3 3/8 in.)Gift of D. Z. NortonCCCC0
Half-mask (Ho’o-ate) with Neck Guard (Nodowa)
Japan, Edo period (1615-1868)
1921.404.aIron, lacquer, textile (silk)Gift of George Trumbull LaddCCCC0
Silapa Sword
India
1930.705.agold with inlay and leatherOverall: 92.7 cm (36 1/2 in.)Gift of S. D. WrightCCCC0
Tourney Lance
unassigned (European), probably late 19th century (in 16th century style)
1916.1944wood, five concave sections, painted red and white; steel pointOverall: 278.2 cm (109 1/2 in.); Head: 12.6 cm (4 15/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Sword
Tibet
1916.1008.airon and silver with bone, turquoise, leather and brassOverall: 79.4 cm (31 1/4 in.); Blade: 66.7 cm (26 1/4 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Ceremonial Axe
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Songye, 20th century
1916.739iron, wood, and copperOverall: 26.7 cm (10 1/2 in.); Handle: 43.2 cm (17 in.)Gift of J. H. Wade©
Black and White Morion
Germany, early 17th Century
1916.1080steel with black paintOverall: 36.3 x 28.6 x 24.4 cm (14 5/16 x 11 1/4 x 9 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Sword Guard (Tsuba) Plovers in Waves
Japan, Edo period (1615-1868)
1919.413brassDiameter: 9 cm (3 9/16 in.)Gift of D. Z. NortonCCCC0
Upper Arm Canon
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
Upper Arm Canon
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
Hauberk
European, 15th century
1916.1918steel and brass ringsDiameter: 0.6 cm (1/4 in.); Overall: 52.1 cm (20 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
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
Powder Flask
Transylvanian, late 17th-early 18th century
1916.667staghorn (two branches) with incised and painted geometric decoration; mounts missingOverall: 29.9 x 21 cm (11 3/4 x 8 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Sword Guard
Japan, Edo period (1615-1868)
1919.533ironDiameter: 8.4 cm (3 5/16 in.)Gift of D. Z. NortonCCCC0
Helmet with Barred Visor
England (?), 16th century (visor and neck lames modern, by S.J. Whawell)
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
Small Sword for a Boy
Italy, 17th century
1916.1486steel, wood; hilt with inlaid floral designs in silverOverall: 78.1 cm (30 3/4 in.); Blade: 63.2 cm (24 7/8 in.); Guard: 5.2 cm (2 1/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Falchion
Italy (?), blade: 18th century
1916.1624steel, Overall: 78.7 cm (31 in.); Blade: 64.9 cm (25 9/16 in.); Quillions: 20.3 cm (8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Hunting Horn
Italy, late 16th-early 17th century
1916.1775steel, embossedOverall: 28.5 cm (11 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Hauberk
Europe, 15th century
1916.1897very fine rings; border of brass rings at bottom edgeDiameter: 0.3 cm (1/8 in.); Overall: 145.5 cm (57 5/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Partisan
Italy, early 17th Century
1916.1923steel; rectangular wood haft with planed cornersOverall: 229.2 cm (90 1/4 in.); Blade: 7.6 cm (3 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Sword Guard (Tsuba)
Japan, possibly Edo period (1615-1868)
1919.397ironGift of D. Z. NortonCCCC0
Sword Guard
Masakata (Japanese)
1919.452iron (Ito type)Diameter: 7 cm (2 3/4 in.)Gift of D. Z. NortonCCCC0
Sword Guard
Japan, Edo period (1615-1868)
1919.481iron (Choshu type)Diameter: 8 cm (3 1/8 in.)Gift of D. Z. NortonCCCC0
Knife
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, unknown maker
1916.1022.aIron, wood, and copper alloyOverall: 57.4 cm (22 5/8 in.); Blade: 24.2 cm (9 1/2 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Sheath
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, unknown maker
1916.1022.bRawhide, metal, plant fiber, and copper alloyOverall: 57.4 cm (22 5/8 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Shield
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, early 20th century
1988.245Bamboo, wood, and plant fibersOverall: 134.6 cm (53 in.)Gift of Mrs. Carl Lerch in memory of the Reverend Andrew F. HenseyCCCC0
Small Sword
France, Paris, 18th century
1916.1496steel, gilded with woodOverall: 103.2 cm (40 5/8 in.); Blade: 86 cm (33 7/8 in.); Guard: 7 cm (2 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Hauberk
European, 15th century
1916.1567fine steel rings; leather collarOverall: 124.5 cm (49 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Brayette
European, 15th century
1916.1574riveted steel rings; strongly reinforcedDiameter: 1 cm (3/8 in.); Overall: 47.7 cm (18 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Rapier
Italy, early 17th Century
1916.1634steel, wire grip; hilt blued and chiseled with foliate patternOverall: 110 cm (43 5/16 in.); Blade: 94 cm (37 in.); Quillions: 16.2 cm (6 3/8 in.); Grip: 14.7 cm (5 13/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Cranequin
Germany, 17th century
1916.1727steel, etched; flax cordRack: 36 cm (14 3/16 in.); Gear housing: 14.5 cm (5 11/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Crossbow Bolt
Germany, 16th-17th century
1916.1741wood, leather, steelAverage: 37.2 cm (14 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Crossbow Bolt
Germany, 16th-17th century
1916.1743wood, leather, steelAverage: 37.2 cm (14 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Crossbow Bolt
Germany, 16th-17th century
1916.1755woodAverage: 37.2 cm (14 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Powder Flask
France, late 16th-early 17th century
1916.1843staghorn (two branches) with carved relief decorationOverall: 22.2 x 14 cm (8 3/4 x 5 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Powder Flask
Germany, 16th century
1916.1856carved staghorn (two branches); mounts missingOverall: 14.3 x 10.2 cm (5 5/8 x 4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Hauberk
Turkey (?), 15th century
1916.1890riveted steel ringsDiameter: 1.1 cm (7/16 in.); Overall: 91.5 cm (36 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Crossbow Bolt
Germany, 17th century
1916.1961wood (flights missing) and steelOverall: 38 cm (14 15/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Crossbow Bolt
Germany, 17th century
1916.1962wood (flights missing) and steelOverall: 37 cm (14 9/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Black and White Burgonet (of the Civic Guard of Bologna)
Italy, late 16th Century
1916.891steel with black paintOverall: 31.8 x 35.6 x 19 cm (12 1/2 x 14 x 7 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Sword Guard (Tsuba) with Puppy Playing with Shell on Cord
Japan, possibly Edo period (1615-1868)
1919.248ironDiameter: 6.4 cm (2 1/2 in.)Gift of D. Z. NortonCCCC0
Sword Guard
Japan, Edo period (1615-1868)
1919.363iron, gold, and mother-of-pearlOverall: 6.8 x 7.6 cm (2 11/16 x 3 in.)Gift of D. Z. NortonCCCC0
Cabasset
Italy, 16th century
1919.56steel, black paint, brass rosette rivetsOverall: 18.4 x 25.7 x 21.6 cm (7 1/4 x 10 1/8 x 8 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Sheath for a Dagger
1989.361case: iron alloy with gold inlay; pen: featherOverall: 33.5 cm (13 3/16 in.)Bequest of Mrs. Severance A. MillikinCCCC0