Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Ballock Knife

Date:
1500
Geography:
Burgundy
Culture:
Burgundian
Medium:
Steel, wood, brass
Dimensions:
L. 18 1/8 in. (46 cm); L. of blade 13 7/8 in. (35.2 cm); W. 1 11/16 in. (4.3 cm); W. of blade 3/4 in. (1.9 cm); thickness of blade 1/4 in. (.6 cm); Wt. 11 oz. (311.8 g)
Classification:
Daggers
Credit Line:
Gift of Jean Jacques Reubell, in memory of his mother, Julia C. Coster, and of his wife, Adeline E. Post, both of New York City, 1926
Accession Number:
26.145.19
Not on view
Seattle. Seattle Art Museum. "The Art of Chivalry: European Arms and Armor," March 11, 1982–June 6, 1982, no. 43.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Art of Chivalry: European Arms and Armor," March 18–June, 1982, no. 43.

Denver. Denver Art Museum. "The Art of Chivalry: European Arms and Armor," July 18–October 10, 1982, no. 43.

San Antonio. San Antonio Museum of Art. "The Art of Chivalry: European Arms and Armor," November 13, 1982–February 5, 1983, no. 43.

Minneapolis. Minneapolis Institute of Arts. "The Art of Chivalry: European Arms and Armor," May 24–July 31, 1983, no. 43.

San Francisco. Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. "The Art of Chivalry: European Arms and Armor," November 5, 1983–January 28, 1984, no. 43.

Detroit. Detroit Institute of Arts. "The Art of Chivalry: European Arms and Armor," April 4–June 17, 1984, no. 43.

Oklahoma City. Oklahoma Museum of Art. "Songs of Glory: Medieval Art from 900–1500," January 22–April 29, 1985, no. 160.

Dean, Bashford, and The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Catalogue of European Daggers: Including the Ellis, De Dino, Riggs, and Reubell Collections / by Bashford Dean. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1929. pp. 57–58, no. 50, fig. XII.

Seitz, Heribert. Blankwaffen: Geschichte und Typenentwicklung im Europäischen Kulturbereich: ein Waffenhistorisches Handbuch. Vol. 2. Braunschweig: Klinkhardt & Biermann, 1965. p. 212, fig. 136.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Helmut Nickel, Stuart W. Pyhrr, Leonid Tarassuk, Joseph P. Ascherl, and American Federation of Arts. The Art of Chivalry: European Arms and Armor from the Metropolitan Museum of Art: an Exhibition. New York, N.Y.: American Federation of Arts, 1982. p. 90, no. 43.

Caldwell, Susan, Peter Barnet, David Mickenberg, David Rust, and Oklahoma City Museum of Art. Songs of Glory: Medieval Art from 900–1500: an Exhibition. Oklahoma City, OK: Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Jan. 22–April 29, 1985. pp. 380–381, no. 160.



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