Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Axe for Champ Clos

Date:
15th century
Geography:
Venice
Culture:
Venetian
Medium:
Steel, wood, textile, brass, iron, gold
Dimensions:
L. 69 3/4 in. (177.2 cm); L. of head 11 1/2 in. (29.2 cm); W. 6 3/8 in. (16.2 cm); Wt. 6 lbs. 12 oz. (3061.7 g)
Classification:
Shafted Weapons
Credit Line:
Gift of William H. Riggs, 1913
Accession Number:
14.25.1316
Not on view
William H. Riggs, Paris (until 1913; his gift to MMA).
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