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Halberd

Date:
ca. 1430
Culture:
Swiss
Medium:
Steel, wood, iron
Dimensions:
L. 82 in. (208.2 cm); L. of head 16 3/4 in. (42.5 cm); W. 6 3/4 in. (16.6 cm); Wt. 4 lbs. 3 oz. (1899.4 g)
Classification:
Shafted Weapons
Credit Line:
Gift of William H. Riggs, 1913
Accession Number:
14.25.52
Not on view
William H. Riggs, Paris (until 1913; his gift to MMA).
Viollet-le-Duc, Eugène-Emmanuel. Dictionnaire Raisonné du Mobilier Français de L'epoque Carlovingienne a la Renaissance. Vol. 6. Paris: Ve A. Morel & Cie, 1875. pp. 360-362, ill., fig. 3.

Boissonnas, Jean. Armes anciennes de la suisse : collection Charles Boissonnas. Geneva: Imp. Sadag, [1914]. no. 31, ill., pl. VI (for related type).



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