Object Title

Halberd

Halberd

Date

1530-1560

Object Number

VII.1345

Provenance

Transferred from the Rotunda Museum of Artillery, Woolwick, 1927. From Paris, 1815.

Physical Description

Etched decoration includes arms of Maximilian II as King of Bohemia. Carried by Guard of Maximilian II (1527-1576) before he became Emperor in 1564.

Dimensions

Dimensions: length 2180 mm, length head 590 mm (23.3 in.), length unbrokenen langets 615 mm (24.3in.)

Associations

Places Germany