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ca. 1510–25
Steel, gold, wood, textile
L. 114 in. (289.56 cm); head L. (including socket) 31 1/8 in. (79.04 cm); W. 4 3/4 in. (12.07 cm); Wt. 4 lb. 4 oz. (1928 g)
Shafted Weapons
Credit Line:
Gift of William H. Riggs, 1913
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 371
Marking: Stamped on each face of the blade, near the base: a six-pointed star.
ex coll. Meyrick (?)William H. Riggs, Paris (until 1913; his gift to MMA).
Müller, Heinrich, and Hartmut Kölling. Europäische Hieb- und Stichwaffen: aus der Sammlung des Museums für Deutsche Geschichte. Berlin: Militarverlag der Deutschen Demokratischen Republik, 1981. no. 235 (a similar partisan, attributed to Bologna, ca. 1510–20).

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