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State Halberd

A work made of steel, brass, wood, and velvet weave, attached tassel.
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  • A work made of steel, brass, wood, and velvet weave, attached tassel.

Date:

1609

Artist:

German, Saxony
Of the guard of John George, Duke of Saxony (reigned as Elector 1611-56)

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Status

Currently Off View

Department

Applied Arts of Europe

Title

State Halberd

Origin

Saxony

Date

1609

Medium

Steel, brass, wood, and velvet weave, attached tassel

Dimensions

Blade L. 68.5 cm (27 in.) Wt. 6 lb. 4 oz. [measure object for overall length]

Credit Line

George F. Harding Collection

Reference Number

1982.2355

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