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Claymore

Date:
ca. 1610–20
Culture:
hilt, Scottish; blade, German
Medium:
Steel, wood
Dimensions:
L. 53 1/2 in. (136 cm); L. of blade 40 3/4 in. (103.5 cm); W. 11 1/4 in. (28.5 cm); Wt. 4 lb. 9 oz. (2068.5 g)
Classification:
Swords
Credit Line:
Bequest of Alan Rutherfurd Stuyvesant, 1954
Accession Number:
54.46.10
Not on view
London. New Gallery. "Exhibition of the Royal House of Tudor," 1890–April 6, 1890.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Loan Exhibition of European Arms and Armor," August 3–September 27, 1931, no. 138.

Waring, J. B., and J. R. Planché. A Handbook to the Museum of Ornamental Art in the Art Treasures Exhibition. London: Bradbury and Evans, 1857. p. 75.

Breadalbane Marquess. Collection, Sale Catalogue, Christie, Manson & Woods. London: Christie, Manson & Woods, May 20, 1885.

Christie, Manson & Woods. Armour and Arms, or, Catalogue of the Famous Collection of Armour and Arms Formed by That Well-Known Connoisseur, The Baron de Cosson, F.S.A., Which Has Been On Loan to the South Kensington Museum for the Last Two Years. London: Christie, Manson & Woods, May 2–3, 1893.

von Ehrenthal, M. Führer Durch das Königliche Historische Museum zu Dresden. 3rd ed. ed. Dresden: Wilhelm Baensch, 1899. pp. 73, 47.

Dean, Bashford. The Collection of Arms and Armor of Rutherford Stuyvesant, 1843–1909. New York: privately printed, 1914. pp. 60-61, pl. XXV.

Laking, Guy Francis, Charles Alexander Cosson, and Francis Henry Cripps-Day. A Record of European Armour and Arms Through Seven Centuries. Vol. II. London: G. Bell and Sons, 1920. vol. 2, p. 303, fig. 682.

Weyersberg, Albert. Solinger Schwertschmiede des 16. und 17. Jahrhunderts und ihre Erzeungnisse. Solingen, Germany: Verein für Technik und Industrie, 1926. pp. 32-35, fig. 78.

Nickel, Helmut. "Zusätzliche Bemerkungen zum Problem der Klingenmarke ‘Gekröntes Pi’." Waffen- und Kostümkunde 23 pp. 101-109.

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