Hand and a Half Sword
- ca. 1500–1525
- Steel, leather, wood
- L. 50 1/4 in. (127.6 cm); L. of blade 37 3/4 in. (96 cm); Wt. 4 lb. (1814 g)
- Credit Line:
- Purchase, The Sulzberger Foundation Inc. and Helmut Nickel Gifts, Rogers Fund, Bequest of Stephen V. Grancsay, by exchange, and funds from various donors, 1988
- Accession Number:
The blade is incised with the mark of the Ottoman arsenal in Istanbul, indicating that the Turks probably took this sword from a European soldier as war booty.