Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Glaive of the Bodyguard of the Tiepolo Family

Date:
ca. 1600
Culture:
Italian
Medium:
Steel, gold, wood, textile
Dimensions:
L. of head (including side straps) 44 3/4 in. (113.67 cm)
Classification:
Shafted Weapons
Credit Line:
Frederick C. Hewitt Fund, 1912
Accession Number:
12.141.7
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 371
Inscription: On the obverse: the arms of the Tiepolo family surmounted by a palm tree and the motto MODUS; on the reverse: the arms of the Valmarana of Venice.
Ex. coll.: Count Koucheleff-Bezborodko, Rome.
Los Angeles. Los Angeles County Museum of Art. "Loan Exhibition of Mediaeval and Renaissance Arms and Armor from the Metropolitan Museum of Art," January 15–March 18, 1953, no. 73.

Los Angeles. Los Angeles County Museum of Art. "Loan Exhibition of Medieval and Renaissance Arms and Armor from the Metropolitan Museum of Art," January 15–March 18, 1953, no. 73.

San Francisco. California Palace of the Legion of Honor, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. "Loan Exhibition of Mediaeval and Renaissance Arms and Armor from the Metropolitan Museum of Art," April 18–June 7, 1953, no. 73.

San Francisco. Legion of Honor, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. "Loan Exhibition of Medieval and Renaissance Arms and Armor from the Metropolitan Museum of Art," April 18, 1953–June 7, 1953, no. 73.

Pittsburgh. Department of Fine Arts, Carnegie Institute. "Loan Exhibition of Mediaeval and Renaissance Arms and Armor from the Metropolitan Museum of Art," October 1953–April 1954, no. 73.

Pittsburgh. Department of Fine Arts, Carnegie Institute. "Loan Exhibition of Medieval and Renaissance Arms and Armor from the Metropolitan Museum of Art," October, 1953–April, 1954, no. 73.

Hôtel Drouot. Armes et Armures des XVe, XVIe, XVIIe et XVIIIe Siècles. Paris: Hôtel Drouot, May 21–23, 1912. no. 304.

Grancsay, Stephen V. Loan Exhibition of Mediaeval and Renaissance Arms and Armor from the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1953. p. 22, no. 73, ill.

Aroldi, Aldo M. Armi e Armature Italiane Fino al XVIII Secolo. Milan: Bramante Editrice, 1961. fig. 333.

Boccia, Lionello G., and Eduardo T. Coelho. Armi Bianche Italiane. Milan: Bramante Editrice, 1975. p. 388, fig. 502.

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