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Two-Handed Processional Sword carried by Guard of Duke Julius of Brunswick

Date:
dated 1573
Culture:
German, Brunswick
Medium:
Steel, wood, leather, velvet
Dimensions:
L. 77 in. (195.5 cm); W. 20 7/8 in. (53 cm); D. 8 1/4 in. (21 cm); Wt. 10 lb. 4 oz. (4653 g)
Classification:
Swords
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1904
Accession Number:
04.3.60
Not on view
Minneapolis. Minneapolis Institute of Arts. "Long-term loan," December 1, 2005–June 30, 2016.

Mann, James G. Exhibition of Arms, Armour and Militaria lent by H.R.H the Duke of Brunswick and Lüneburg at the Armouries of the Tower of London. London, April 10th - October 31st 1952. p. 24, no. 80, pl. 8.

Cosson, Charles Alexander. Le Cabinet d'Armes De Maurice De Talleyrand-Périgord, Duc De Dino. Paris: E. Rouveyre, 1901. p. 62, f. 24.

Bohlmann, Robert. "Braunschweig-Brandenburgische Hochzeits-Harnische und Hochzeitskette von 1560." Der Deutsche Herold, 6, (1913). no. 6.

Bohlmann, Robert. "Die Zeichen oder Monogramme des Herzogs Julius von Braunschweig." Quellen und Forschungen 6 (1914). vol.6.

The Kretzschmar von Kienbusch Collection of armor and arms. Princeton: Princeton University, 1963. no. 344, pl. XCVIII (similar sword).



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