Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Bill

Date:
ca. 1450
Culture:
British
Medium:
Steel, wood
Dimensions:
L. 98 3/4 in. (250.8 cm); L. of head 36 1/8 in. (91.8 cm); W. 12 1/2 in. (31.8 cm.); Wt. 4 lbs. 0.4 oz. (1825.7 g)
Classification:
Shafted Weapons
Credit Line:
Gift of William H. Riggs, 1913
Accession Number:
14.25.155
Not on view
William H. Riggs, Paris (until 1913; his gift to MMA).
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, 116, 119–120, fig. 98.

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