Art/ Collection/ Art Object

War Hammer

Date:
ca. 1400
Culture:
German
Medium:
Steel, wood, brass, bone
Dimensions:
L. 36 in. (91.4 cm)
Classification:
Shafted Weapons
Credit Line:
Gift of William H. Riggs, 1913
Accession Number:
14.25.1336
Not on view
The brass side straps are engraved with figures of Saint George and Saint Catherine and inscriptions in Latin and German.
William H. Riggs, Paris (until 1913; his gift to MMA).
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