Philadelphia Museum of Art - Collections Object : Halberd


Artist/maker unknown, German. Made for the burghers' militia of Munich.

Probably made in Munich, Germany, Europe

c. 1450-1460

Steel (Head); wood, replaced (Shaft)

Head: 7 5/8 x 17 3/4 inches (19.4 x 45.1 cm)

Curatorial Department:
European Decorative Arts and Sculpture

* Gallery 247, Arms and Armor, second floor (Kretzschmar von Kienbusch Galleries)

Accession Number:

Credit Line:
Bequest of Carl Otto Kretzschmar von Kienbusch, 1977

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