Hunting Cleaver (Waidpraxe) of Ernst August II Konstantin, Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach

A work made of steel, bronze, gilding, horn, wood, leather, and silk.
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  • A work made of steel, bronze, gilding, horn, wood, leather, and silk.

Date:

1755/58

Artist:

German

About this artwork

On View

Arms, Armor, Medieval, and Renaissance, Gallery 239

Title

Hunting Cleaver (Waidpraxe) of Ernst August II Konstantin, Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach

Origin

Germany

Date

1755–1758

Medium

Steel, bronze, gilding, horn, wood, leather, and silk

Dimensions

Cleaver: Overall L. 36.2 cm (14 1/4 in.) Blade L. 25 cm (9 7/8 in.) Weight: 2 lb. Cleaver in scabbard weight: 2 lb. 2 oz.

Credit Line

George F. Harding Collection

Reference Number

1982.2126a-b

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