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Horseman's Ax

Date:
ca. 1530–35
Culture:
Italian
Medium:
Steel, gold, wood
Dimensions:
L. 30 3/4 in. (78.1 cm); L. of axe head 5 1/4 in. (13.3 cm); Wt. 2 lb. 8 oz. (1134 g)
Classification:
Shafted Weapons
Credit Line:
Purchase, Ronald S. Lauder and The Sulzberger Foundation Inc. Gifts, 1993
Accession Number:
1993.61
Not on view
Ex colls.: Medici Armory, Florence, until ca. 1775; [Hal Furmage, London]; Gerald Wiedman, Rickmansworth, England; [Ralph Parr, Lancaster, England]
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