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Claymore

Date:
ca. 1610–20
Culture:
hilt, Scottish; blade, German
Medium:
Steel, wood
Dimensions:
L. 53 1/2 in. (136 cm); L. of blade 40 3/4 in. (103.5 cm); W. 11 1/4 in. (28.5 cm); Wt. 4 lb. 9 oz. (2068.5 g)
Classification:
Swords
Credit Line:
Bequest of Alan Rutherfurd Stuyvesant, 1954
Accession Number:
54.46.10
Not on view
Cosson, Charles Alexander. Collection, Sale Catalogue. London: Christie, Manson & Woods, May 2-3, 1893.

Waring, J. B., and J.R. Planché. A Handbook to the Museum of Ornamental Art in the Art Treasures Exhibition. London: Bradbury and Evans, 1857. p. 75.

Breadalbane Marquess. Collection, Sale Catalogue, Christie, Manson & Woods. London: Christie, Manson & Woods, May 20, 1885.

von Ehrenthal, M. Führer Durch das Königliche Historische Museum zu Dresden. 3rd ed. ed. Dresden: Wilhelm Baensch, 1899. pp. 73, 47.

Dean, Bashford. The Collection of Arms and Armor of Rutherford Stuyvesant, 1843–1909. New York: privately printed, 1914. pp. 60-61, pl. XXV.

Laking, Guy Francis, Charles Alexander Cosson, and Francis Henry Cripps-Day. A Record of European Armour and Arms through Seven Centuries. Vol. 2. London: G. Bell and Sons, 1920. vol. 2, p. 303, fig. 682.

Weyersberg, Albert. Solinger Schwertschmiede des 16. und 17. Jahrhunderts und ihre Erzeungnisse. Solingen, Germany: Verein für Technik und Industrie, 1926. pp. 32-35, fig. 78.

Nickel, Helmut. "Zusätzliche Bemerkungen zum Problem der Klingenmarke ‘Gekröntes Pi’." Waffen- und Kostümkunde 23 (1981). pp. 101-109.



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