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Glaive

Date:
early 18th century
Geography:
Venice
Culture:
Italian, Venice
Medium:
Steel, gold, polychromy, wood, textile
Dimensions:
L. 9 ft. 5 3/4 in. (288.9 cm); L. of head 39 1/2 in. (100.3 cm); W. 11 1/2 in. (29.2 cm)
Classification:
Shafted Weapons
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1904
Accession Number:
04.3.102
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 371
Ex. coll.: Duc de Dino (inv. no. H41).
Dr. John Waldman. Hafted Weapons in Medieval and Renaissance Europe: The Evolution of European Staff Weapons between 1200 and 1650. Leiden: Brill, 2005. pp. xvi, 112–113, fig. 94.



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