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Glaive of the Rota Family

Date:
ca. 1600
Geography:
Venice
Culture:
Italian, Venice
Medium:
Steel, gold, wood
Dimensions:
L. of head 30 11/16 in. (78 cm); W. of head 8 1/4 in. (21 cm)
Classification:
Shafted Weapons
Credit Line:
Gift of William H. Riggs, 1913
Accession Number:
14.25.343
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 371
Inscription: Etched and gilt with the arms of the Rota family of Venice: per fesse gules and argent, in chief a wheel of five spokes argent, in base a mount of three peaks vert.
Ex. coll.: Frederic Spitzer, Paris; William H. Riggs, Paris.
Catalogue des Armes et Armures Faisant Partie de la Collection Spitzer. Paris: Galerie Georges Petit, June 10-14 1895. no. 117, ill.



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