Halberd (Sempach Halberd, Zurich Type)

Lamprecht Koller (blacksmith), Swiss (active Würenlos), c. 1663 - 1681. Made for the burghers' militia of Zurich.

Geography:
Made in Switzerland, Europe

Date:
c. 1663-1681

Medium:
Steel (Head); wood, replaced (Shaft)

Dimensions:
Head: 7 3/8 x 15 inches (18.7 x 38.1 cm)

Curatorial Department:
European Decorative Arts and Sculpture

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

Accession Number:
1977-167-309

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

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