Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Boar Sword

Date:
early 16th century
Culture:
German
Medium:
Steel, leather, wood
Dimensions:
L. 54 in. (137.1 cm); L. of blade 47 1/2 in. (120.1 cm); W. 7 1/2 in. (19 cm); Wt. 2 lb. 15 oz. (1332.4 g)
Classification:
Swords-Hunting
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1904
Accession Number:
04.3.26
Not on view
New York. The Cloisters Museum & Gardens. "The Secular Spirit: Life and Art at the End of the Middle Ages," March 29–June 3, 1975.

"Werke des "Moderni" in den Kaiserlichen Sammlungen." Jahrbuch der Kunsthistorischen Sammlungen des Allerhöchsten Kaiserhauses, 1883-1918 (1890). X, 1889, pl. 3, and XI, 1890, pl. 51.

Cosson, Charles Alexander. Le Cabinet D'armes De Maurice De Talleyrand-Périgord, Duc De Dino. Paris: E. Rouveyre, 1901. p.56, no. F. 7.

Mann, J. G. "The Lost Armoury of the Gonzagas, Part II: The Libro Aquila." The Archaeological Journal 100 (1945). vol. 95, pp. 312-313.

The Secular Spirit: Life and Art at the End of the Middle Ages. New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., 1975. p. 221, no. 235, ill.



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