John Targee (American, active ca. 1797–1815). Presentation Sword with Scabbard, about 1815–17. American, New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Francis P. Garvan, 1922 (22.19a, b) #sword
Coat of Arms Date: late 13th or early 14th century Culture: French Medium: Stone Dimensions: Overall: 15 7/8 x 12 x 4 3/4 in. (40.3 x 30.5 x 12.1 cm) Classification: Sculpture Metropolitan Museum of Art Accession Number: 25.120.128
Samuel Jackson (American, active 1833–70). Congressional Presentation Sword and Scabbard of Major General John E. Wool (1784–1869), 1854–55. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Purchase, Arthur Ochs Sulzberger and Mr. and Mrs. Robert A. Goelet Gifts, 2009 (2009.8a–c) | This sword's elegant proportions, novel design, sculptural conception, and superb finish make it an outstanding example of mid-nineteenth-century silversmithing. #sword
Tournament Helm, ca. 1420–30. Possibly Italian or French. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Rogers Fund, 1904 (04.3.237) | Although very similar helmets are depicted in early fifteenth century works of art, almost no other actual examples of this type exist today.
Hand and a half, possibly German, 1400 - 1430, held at the Metropolitan Museum, NY. his sword is an extremely well proportioned and elegant example of a type that was in use throughout Western Europe from the late fourteenth through the fifteenth century.