Poleax

A work made of steel and oak.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of steel and oak.

Date:

1470/1510

Artist:

Western European, probably Italian

About this artwork

On View

Arms, Armor, Medieval, and Renaissance, Gallery 239

Title

Poleax

Origin

Italy

Date

1450–1530

Medium

Steel and oak

Dimensions

L. 167.6 cm (66 in.) Blade with socket L. 21.6 cm (8 1/2 in.) Wt. 6 lb. 3 oz.

Credit Line

George F. Harding Collection

Reference Number

1982.2337

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