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Axe for Champs Clos

Date: 15th century
Geography: Venice
Culture: Italy, Venice
Medium: Steel, etched and gilt; wood; textile; brass; iron
Dimensions: L. 69 3/4 in. (177.2 cm); greatest W. 6 3/8 in. (16.2 cm); L. of iron (excluding straps) 11 1/2 in. (29.2 cm); Wt. 6 lb. 12 oz. (3061.7 g)
Classification: Shafted Weapons
Credit Line: Gift of William H. Riggs, 1913
Accession Number: 25.135.21

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