The Cleveland Museum of Art

Collection Online as of February 26, 2024



early 1600s
Overall: 27.6 cm (10 7/8 in.); Blade: 19.1 cm (7 1/2 in.); Quillions: 4 cm (1 9/16 in.)


The carved grip of this dagger depicts the Old Testament story of the Sacrifice of Isaac.
  • Count Gayeski; Brett Collection; Frank Gair Macomber; Boston; cat. #119.
  • Catalogue of Arms and Armour. Vol. 3, 16th century. [Boston, Massachusetts]: [Frank Gair Macomber], [1900-1915]. Mentioned and Reproduced: No. (119) 122
    Gilchrist, Helen Ives. A Catalogue of the Collection of Arms & Armor Presented to the Cleveland Museum of Art by Mr. and Mrs. John Long Severance; 1916-1923. Cleveland: The Cleveland Museum of Art, 1924. Mentioned: p. 222, I33; Reproduced: Plate XLVI, I33
    Cleveland Museum of Art, and Helen Ives Gilchrist. Handbook of the Severance Collection of Arms and Armor. 2d ed., 1948. Reproduction: p. 48
  • European Arms and Armor from the Cleveland Museum of Art (Long-term Loan). Birmingham Museum of Art (organizer) (July 1, 1993-July 1, 1995).
    Armor Court Reinstallation. The Cleveland Museum of Art (organizer).
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