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Medium: Steel and leather (46)
Medium: Steel and leather (46)
Elements from an Armor
Germany, 16th century
1916.1804CCCC0
No image available
Germany, Brunswick, 16th century
1916.1804.cCCCC0
Heavy Jousting Armor (Stechzeug) of Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian I ...
workshop of Lorenz Helmschmied (German, active Augsburg, 1477–1515)
9.2022©
Estoc
Germany, early 16th Century
1916.686CCCC0
Pillow Sword
Italy, 17th century
1916.1495CCCC0
Sword
Germany (?), 15th century
1916.1600CCCC0
Two-Handed Sword
Germany, second half 16th Century
1919.70CCCC0
Demi-Chanfron
Germany, Augsburg, 16th century
1916.1526CCCC0
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
No image available
Pompeo della Cesa (Italian, active 1572-93)
1996.299.aCCCC0
No image available
Pompeo della Cesa (Italian, active 1572-93)
1996.299.eCCCC0
Half Armor for the Foot Tournament
Pompeo della Cesa (Italian, active 1572-93)
1996.299CCCC0
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.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
Schiavona Broadsword
Italy, Venice, 18th century
1916.698CCCC0
Two-Handed Sword
Germany, second half of 16th Century
1919.68CCCC0
Two-Handed Sword with Flamboyant Blade
Germany, second half 16th Century
1919.71CCCC0
Rapier
Spain, 17th century
1916.1811CCCC0
Fighting Knife
Northwest Coast, Tlingit, 19th century
1916.720CCCC0
Hand-and-a-Half Sword
Germany, mid-16th century
1916.1506CCCC0
Two-Handed Sword
Spain, Toledo (?), second half of 16th Century
1916.1507CCCC0
Cup-Hilted Rapier
Italy, Milan?, 17th century
1916.706CCCC0
Child's Saddle with Lion Pommel
France, 17th century
1916.1846CCCC0
Halberd
France, early 17th century
1916.1797CCCC0
Two-Handed Sword
Spain, Toledo, second half of 16th Century
1916.1509CCCC0
Fighting Knife
Northwest Coast, Tlingit, 19th century
1916.719CCCC0
Basket-Hilted Broadsword
hilt: Scotland; blade: Germany, Solingen, hilt: 18th Century
1916.701CCCC0
Hand-and-a-Half Sword
South Germany, early 16th Century
1921.1253CCCC0
No image available
William Kinman (British, 1724–1788?)
1916.1685.bCCCC0
Matchlock Musket
Turkey, Ottoman period
1916.828CCCC0
Small Sword
France, Paris (?), 18th century
1974.57CCCC0
Basket-Hilt Broadsword
Scotland, Stirling(?), 18th century
1916.703CCCC0
Partisan
France, 17th century
1916.1795CCCC0
Powder Flask
Italy, late 16th century (?) questionable authenticity
1916.1916CCCC0
Suit of Armor
Germany, 16th century
1916.1946CCCC0
Close Helmet for the Field
Germany, 16th century
1916.1946.aCCCC0
Colletin
Germany, 16th century
1916.1946.bCCCC0
Left Vambrace (lower cannon)
Germany, 16th century
1916.1946.eCCCC0
Left Gauntlet
Germany, 16th century
1916.1946.fCCCC0
Right Gauntlet
Germany, 16th century
1916.1946.gCCCC0
Backplate
Germany, 16th century
1916.1946.hCCCC0
Fauld
Germany, 16th century
1916.1946.iCCCC0
Left Cuisse with Poleyns (knee-cops)
Germany, 16th century
1916.1946.jCCCC0
Right Cuisse with Poleyns (knee-cops)
Germany, 16th century
1916.1946.kCCCC0
Gardbrace
Germany, 16th century
1916.1946.lCCCC0
Lance Rest
Germany, 16th century
1916.1946.mCCCC0
Breastplate
Germany, 16th century
1916.1946.nCCCC0
Sword with scabbard
India, perhaps Deccan
1930.706CCCC0
Knife
Africa, unknown maker
1916.1020CCCC0
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
Elements from an Armor
Germany, 16th century
1916.1804Steel, leather bands; steel; steel and leatherGift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Two-Handed Sword of the State Guard of Julius of Brunswick-Lunüneburg
Germany, Brunswick, 16th century
1916.1508Steel, leather and wire bound gripOverall: 186.1 cm (73 1/4 in.); Blade: 132.1 cm (52 in.); Quillions: 51.4 cm (20 1/4 in.); Grip: 45.7 cm (18 in.); Ricasso: 25.1 cm (9 7/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Heavy Jousting Armor (Stechzeug) of Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian I ...
workshop of Lorenz Helmschmied (German, active Augsburg, 1477–1515)
9.2022Steel and leatherLent by the Kunsthistorisches Museum, Hofjagd- und Rüstkammer, Vienna©
Boy's Armor of Andreas of Austria (1558–1600)
Germany
6.2022Steel and leatherLent by the Kunsthistorisches Museum, Hofjagd- und Rüstkammer, Vienna©
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
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
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
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
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
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Germany, Nuremberg, 16th century
1916.1714.cSteel, steel and brass rivets, leather strapsOverall: 45.2 x 37.2 x 17.8 cm (17 13/16 x 14 5/8 x 7 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
No image available
Germany, Nuremberg, 16th century
1916.1714.dSteel, steel and brass rivets, leather strapsOverall: 42.8 x 35 x 17.5 cm (16 7/8 x 13 3/4 x 6 7/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
No image available
Germany, Nuremberg, 16th century
1916.1714.eSteel, steel and brass rivets, leather strapsOverall: 58.5 x 15.8 cm (23 1/16 x 6 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
No image available
Germany, Nuremberg, 16th century
1916.1714.fSteel, steel and brass rivets, leather strapsOverall: 62.5 x 16 cm (24 5/8 x 6 5/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
No image available
Germany, Nuremberg, 16th century
1916.1714.gSteel, steel and brass rivets, leather strapsOverall: 31.1 cm (12 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
No image available
Germany, Nuremberg, 16th century
1916.1714.hSteel, steel and brass rivets, leather strapsOverall: 45.2 x 17.9 cm (17 13/16 x 7 1/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
No image available
Germany, Nuremberg, 16th century
1916.1714.iSteel, steel and brass rivets, leather strapsOverall: 26.6 x 22.1 cm (10 1/2 x 8 11/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
No image available
Germany, Nuremberg, 16th century
1916.1714.jSteel, steel and brass rivets, leather strapsOverall: 25.1 x 22.6 cm (9 7/8 x 8 7/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
No image available
Germany, Nuremberg, 16th century
1916.1714.kSteel, steel and brass rivets, leather strapsGift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Half Armor for the Foot Tournament
Pompeo della Cesa (Italian, active 1572-93)
1996.299Etched and gilded steel, brass rivets, leather and velvet fittingsOverall: 31.7 x 27.7 x 21.6 cm (12 1/2 x 10 7/8 x 8 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Schiavona Broadsword
Italy, Venice, 18th century
1916.698Steel, brass, leather and woodOverall: 100.3 cm (39 1/2 in.); Blade: 84.4 cm (33 1/4 in.); Grip: 10.5 cm (4 1/8 in.); Guard: 14.8 cm (5 13/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Two-Handed Sword
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 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
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
Fighting Knife
Northwest Coast, Tlingit, 19th century
1916.720Steel, leather, cord, and walrus ivory inlaid with abalone shellOverall: 3.8 x 4.8 cm (1 1/2 x 1 7/8 in.); Blade: 19.1 cm (7 1/2 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
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
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
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
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
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
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
Fighting Knife
Northwest Coast, Tlingit, 19th century
1916.719Steel. leather, cord, and horn inlaid with abalone shellOverall: 2.5 x 6 cm (1 x 2 3/8 in.); Blade: 21 cm (8 1/4 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
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
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
No image available
William Kinman (British, 1724–1788?)
1916.1685.bLeather, wood, and silver mounts, steel tipOverall: 4.6 cm (1 13/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Matchlock Musket
Turkey, Ottoman period
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
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
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
Breastplate (with lance rest and fauld/ Nuremberg)
Germany, 16th century
1923.1067.bSteel with black paint and leather strapsOverall: 44 x 36.3 cm (17 5/16 x 14 5/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Left Arm Elements from a Boy's Armor (Lower Cannon, Couter, Rerebrace)
Germany, Augsburg, mostly 17th Century
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
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
Powder Flask
Italy, late 16th century (?) questionable authenticity
1916.1916Leather (cuir bouilli); modern steel mounts and fittingOverall: 17.2 x 13.5 cm (6 3/4 x 5 5/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
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
Knife (Kukri)
Nepal
1916.713Steel with etched surface and wooden handle, leather covered scabbard with brass mountsOverall: 40 cm (15 3/4 in.); Blade: 31.8 cm (12 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Wade©
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
Right Arm Elements from a Boy's Armor (Rerebrace with Couter)
Germany, Augsburg, mostly 16th Century
1916.709Etched and lightly embossed steel with traces of gilding, leatherOverall: 16.5 cm (6 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Knife
Africa, unknown maker
1916.1020Steel, leather or rawhide, and hornBlade: 23.5 cm (9 1/4 in.); Scabbard: 10.2 cm (4 in.); Knife including handle: 40.7 cm (16 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0