Halberd for the Bodyguard of Wolf Dietrich von Raitenau, Prince-Archbishop of Salzburg

A work made of steel and oak.
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Date:

1589

Artist:

Austrian

About this artwork

On View

Arms, Armor, Medieval, and Renaissance, Gallery 239

Title

Halberd for the Bodyguard of Wolf Dietrich von Raitenau, Prince-Archbishop of Salzburg

Origin

Salzburg

Date

1580–1600

Medium

Steel and oak

Inscriptions

Apical blade has the date 1589 on both sides below the terminal fleur-de-lis ornament

Dimensions

L. 222.9 cm (87 3/4 in.) Blade with socket L. 61.2 cm (24 1/8 in.) Wt. 6 lb. 3 oz.

Credit Line

George F. Harding Collection

Reference Number

1982.2726

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