The Wallace Collection

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Glaive
  • Glaive
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • Venice, Italy
  • c. 1620
  • Iron or steel, gold, copper alloy and silk
  • Length: 87.7 cm, including socket
    Length: 26.8 cm, strap
    Weight: 3.43 kg
  • A946
  • European Armoury II
Commentary
History
Further Reading
  • Glaive, a companion to A945. For another variety of the Venier arms, see A947-8.

    Italian (Venetian), about 1620.

    De Beaumont Catalogue, pI. 11.

    Provenance: see under A945.