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Mace

Date:
ca. 1550
Culture:
French
Medium:
Steel, gold
Dimensions:
L.19 1/2 in. (49.5 cm); W. 3 1/2 in. (8.9 cm)
Classification:
Shafted Weapons
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1904
Accession Number:
04.3.38
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 374
Ex. coll.: possibly Sommier; Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord, Duc de Dino, Paris.
Paris. Palais du Trocadéro. "Exposition Historique du Trocadéro," 1878.

Bréban, Philibert. Livret-guide du Visiteur à l'Exposition Historique du Trocadéro. Exposition universelle de 1878. Paris: E. Dentu, 1878. p. 42.

Cosson, Charles Alexander. Le Cabinet d'Armes de Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord, Duc de Dino. Paris: E. Rouveyre, 1901. p. 82, no. H. 3, pl. 16.

Dean, Bashford, and The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Catalogue of European Arms and Armor. Metropolitan Museum of Art Handbook, Vol. 15. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1905. pp. 141, 143, fig. 70 B.

Laking, Guy Francis, Charles A. de Cosson, and Francis Henry Cripps-Day. A Record of European Armour and Arms Through Seven Centuries. Vol. IV. London: G. Bell and Sons, 1921. pp. 336–337, fig. 1402 b.

Dean, Bashford, and Robert T. Nichol. Handbook of Arms and Armor, European and Oriental, edited by Stephen V. Grancsay. 4th ed. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, October 1930. p. 127, fig. 78 (ill.).



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