Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Fauchard

Date:
last quarter 16th century
Geography:
Venice
Culture:
Italian, Venice
Medium:
Steel, wood, textile (velvet, silk), brass
Dimensions:
L. 8 ft. 7 1/2 in. (262.9 cm); L. of head 36 in. (91.4 cm); W. 7 in. (17.8 cm); Wt. 7 lbs. 8 oz. (3401.9 g)
Classification:
Shafted Weapons
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1904
Accession Number:
04.3.103
Not on view
Cosson, Charles Alexander. Le Cabinet D'armes De Maurice De Talleyrand-Périgord, Duc De Dino. Paris: E. Rouveyre, 1901. p. 89, H. 43 (called fauchard of the Venetian doge, first half of XVII century; arms of the Contarini family).

Dr. John Waldman. Hafted Weapons in Medieval and Renaissance Europe: The Evolution of European Staff Weapons between 1200 and 1650. Leiden: Brill, 2005. pp. xvi, 109, 111, fig. 93.



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