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Two-Handed Sword for the Bodyguard of Julius, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg and Prince of Wolfenbüttel

A work made of iron, steel, brass, wood, and leather.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of iron, steel, brass, wood, and leather.

Date:

1573

Artist:

Northern German, Brunswick

About this artwork

Status

On View, Gallery 239

Department

Applied Arts of Europe

Title

Two-Handed Sword for the Bodyguard of Julius, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg and Prince of Wolfenbüttel

Origin

Northern Germany

Date

Made 1560–1580

Medium

Iron, steel, brass, wood, and leather

Dimensions

Overall L. 198.1 cm (6 ft. 6 in.) Wt. 10 lb. 1 oz.

Credit Line

George F. Harding Collection

Reference Number

1982.2251

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