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Smallsword of Col. Marinus Willett (1740–1830)
C. Liger
(French, Paris, recorded 1770–93)
Date: 1785–86
Medium: Steel, silver, gold
Accession Number: 17.87.3a, b
Sword Guard (Tsuba)
Inscribed by Ishiguro Masayoshi
(Japanese, 1772–after 1851)
Date: 19th century
Medium: Copper-gold alloy (shakudō), gold, copper-silver alloy (shibuichi), copper
Accession Number: 36.120.79
Helmet (Sallet)
Date: late 15th century
Medium: Steel, gold, silver, cloisonné enamel
Accession Number: 1983.413
Helmet (Spangenhelm)
Date: 6th–7th century
Medium: Iron, copper alloy, gold
Accession Number: 42.50.1
Burgonet
Filippo Negroli
(Italian, Milan ca. 1510–1579)
Date: dated 1543
Medium: Embossed steel damascened with gold
Accession Number: 17.190.1720
Portions of a Costume Armor
Kolman Helmschmid
(German, Augsburg, 1471–1532)
Date: ca. 1525
Medium: Steel, gold
Accession Number: 24.179; 26.188.1, .2; 29.158.363a, b
Pair of Flintlock Pistols of Empress Catherine the Great (1729–1796)
Johan Adolph Grecke
(Russian, Saint Petersburg, recorded 1755–90)
Date: 1786
Medium: Steel, ivory, gold, brass
Accession Number: 1986.265.1, .2
Shield
Attributed to Girolamo da Treviso
(Italian, Treviso ca. 1498–1544 Boulogne-sur-Mer)
Date: ca. 1535
Medium: Wood, linen, gesso, gold leaf, polychromy
Accession Number: 42.50.16
Blades and Mountings for a Pair of Swords (Daishō)
Long sword
(katana) blade inscribed by Sukemitsu of Bizen (Japanese, Bizen, Muromachi period, active ca. 1440)
Date: sword (katana) blade, dated 1440; short sword (wakizashi) blade, 15th century; mountings, late 18th century
Medium: Steel, wood, lacquer, copper-silver alloy (shibuichi), gold, copper, rayskin, silk
Accession Number: 36.120.417a, b, .418a–c
Double-Barrel Breech-Loading Pinfire Shotgun
J. C. A. Brun
(French, Paris, active 1849–72)
Date: dated 1866
Medium: Steel, walnut, gold
Accession Number: 1993.415
Armor of Henry II of France (reigned 1547–59)
Date: ca. 1555
Medium: Steel, silver, gold
Accession Number: 39.121a–n
Cased set of a flintlock rifle, a pair of pistols, and accessories
Nicolas Noël Boutet
(French, Versailles and Paris, 1761–1833)
Date: ca. 1800
Medium: Steel, engraved, blued, and damascened with gold; walnut, carved and inlaid with engraved silver; silver, cast and chiseled; horn; mahogany; velvet
Accession Number: 1970.179.1a–q
Saber with Scabbard
Date: 19th century
Medium: Steel, gold, gilt brass, diamonds, emeralds, pearls
Accession Number: 23.232.2a, b
Armor Garniture of George Clifford (1558–1605), Third Earl of Cumberland
Made under the direction of Jacob Halder
(British, master armorer at the royal workshops at Greenwich, documented in England 1558–1608)
Date: 1586
Medium: Steel, gold
Accession Number: 32.130.6a–y
Costume Armor in the Classical Style
Helmet includes original paper label of Hallé
(French, Paris, active ca. 1780–1800)
Date: ca. 1788–90
Medium: Linen, papier-mâché, bole, gold leaf, graphite (helmet); silk, cotton, metal coils and spangles, metallic yarn (tunic)
Accession Number: 1988.65.1–.2
Album of Tournaments and Parades in Nuremberg
Date: late 16th–mid-17th century
Medium: Pen and ink, watercolor, gold and silver washes; paper bound in gold-tooled leather
Accession Number: 22.229
Colt Third Model Dragoon Percussion Revolver, Serial Number 12406
Samuel Colt
(American, Hartford, Connecticut 1814–1862)
Date: ca. 1853
Medium: Steel, brass, gold, walnut
Accession Number: 1995.336
Saber
Date: mid-16th century
Medium: Steel, iron, gold, wood, green-dyed fish skin
Accession Number: 36.25.1297
Shield of Henry II of France
Date: ca. 1555
Medium: Steel, embossed and damascened with gold and silver
Accession Number: 34.85
Congressional Presentation Sword and Scabbard of Major General John E. Wool (1784–1869)
Samuel Jackson
(American, Baltimore, active 1833–70)
Date: 1854–55
Medium: Gold, gilt-brass, diamonds, rubies, steel
Accession Number: 2009.8a–c
Presentation Sword and Scabbard of Brigadier General Daniel Davis (1777–1814) of the New York Militia
John Targee
(American, ca. 1774–1850)
Date: ca. 1815–17
Medium: Steel, gold, silver
Accession Number: 22.19a, b
Dagger and Sheath
Date: ca. 1605–27
Medium: Steel, gold, rubies, emeralds, wood, textile, glass
Accession Number: 1984.332
Helmet
Date: mid-16th century
Medium: Steel, damascened with gold
Accession Number: 04.3.456a
Yataghan from the Court of Suleyman the Magnificent
Workshop of Ahmed Tekelü
(possibly Iranian, active Istanbul, ca. 1520–30)
Date: ca. 1525
Medium: Steel, walrus ivory, gold, silver, rubies, turquoise, pearls
Accession Number: 1993.14
Smallsword of Col. Marinus Willett (1740–1830)
C. Liger
(French, Paris, recorded 1770–93)
Date: 1785–86
Accession Number: 17.87.3a, b
Sword Guard (Tsuba)
Inscribed by Ishiguro Masayoshi
(Japanese, 1772–after 1851)
Date: 19th century
Accession Number: 36.120.79
Helmet (Sallet)
Date: late 15th century
Accession Number: 1983.413
Helmet (Spangenhelm)
Date: 6th–7th century
Accession Number: 42.50.1
Burgonet
Filippo Negroli
(Italian, Milan ca. 1510–1579)
Date: dated 1543
Accession Number: 17.190.1720
Portions of a Costume Armor
Kolman Helmschmid
(German, Augsburg, 1471–1532)
Date: ca. 1525
Accession Number: 24.179; 26.188.1, .2; 29.158.363a, b
Pair of Flintlock Pistols of Empress Catherine the Great (1729–1796)
Johan Adolph Grecke
(Russian, Saint Petersburg, recorded 1755–90)
Date: 1786
Accession Number: 1986.265.1, .2
Shield
Attributed to Girolamo da Treviso
(Italian, Treviso ca. 1498–1544 Boulogne-sur-Mer)
Date: ca. 1535
Accession Number: 42.50.16
Blades and Mountings for a Pair of Swords (Daishō)
Long sword
(katana) blade inscribed by Sukemitsu of Bizen (Japanese, Bizen, Muromachi period, active ca. 1440)
Date: sword (katana) blade, dated 1440; short sword (wakizashi) blade, 15th century; mountings, late 18th century
Accession Number: 36.120.417a, b, .418a–c
Double-Barrel Breech-Loading Pinfire Shotgun
J. C. A. Brun
(French, Paris, active 1849–72)
Date: dated 1866
Accession Number: 1993.415
Armor of Henry II of France (reigned 1547–59)
Date: ca. 1555
Accession Number: 39.121a–n
Cased set of a flintlock rifle, a pair of pistols, and accessories
Nicolas Noël Boutet
(French, Versailles and Paris, 1761–1833)
Date: ca. 1800
Accession Number: 1970.179.1a–q
Saber with Scabbard
Date: 19th century
Accession Number: 23.232.2a, b
Armor Garniture of George Clifford (1558–1605), Third Earl of Cumberland
Made under the direction of Jacob Halder
(British, master armorer at the royal workshops at Greenwich, documented in England 1558–1608)
Date: 1586
Accession Number: 32.130.6a–y
Costume Armor in the Classical Style
Helmet includes original paper label of Hallé
(French, Paris, active ca. 1780–1800)
Date: ca. 1788–90
Accession Number: 1988.65.1–.2
Album of Tournaments and Parades in Nuremberg
Date: late 16th–mid-17th century
Accession Number: 22.229
Colt Third Model Dragoon Percussion Revolver, Serial Number 12406
Samuel Colt
(American, Hartford, Connecticut 1814–1862)
Date: ca. 1853
Accession Number: 1995.336
Saber
Date: mid-16th century
Accession Number: 36.25.1297
Shield of Henry II of France
Date: ca. 1555
Accession Number: 34.85
Congressional Presentation Sword and Scabbard of Major General John E. Wool (1784–1869)
Samuel Jackson
(American, Baltimore, active 1833–70)
Date: 1854–55
Accession Number: 2009.8a–c
Presentation Sword and Scabbard of Brigadier General Daniel Davis (1777–1814) of the New York Militia
John Targee
(American, ca. 1774–1850)
Date: ca. 1815–17
Accession Number: 22.19a, b
Dagger and Sheath
Date: ca. 1605–27
Accession Number: 1984.332
Helmet
Date: mid-16th century
Accession Number: 04.3.456a
Yataghan from the Court of Suleyman the Magnificent
Workshop of Ahmed Tekelü
(possibly Iranian, active Istanbul, ca. 1520–30)
Date: ca. 1525
Accession Number: 1993.14

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