Category: 16th century

armthearmour:

A beautiful Kilij with silver fittings and an ivory grip,

  • OaL: 36.6 in/92.9 cm
  • Blade Length: 31 in/78.7 cm
  • Weight: 2.1 lbs/966 g

Cairo, Egypt, ca. 16th century, housed at the Staatliche Kunstsammlungen, Dresden.

armthearmour:

A fantastically blued and gilt field armor in the anima style made for King Henry VIII, the last armor made for him before his death in 1547,

  • Height: 72.5 in/184.2 cm
  • Width: 33 in/83.8 cm
  • Depth: 14.5 in/36.8 cm
  • Weight: 50.5 lbs/22.9 kg

Brescia, Italy, ca. 1544, housed at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Thus concludes every extant armor owned by Henry VIII that I could find.

armthearmour:

A beautiful Complex-Hilted Longsword, South German, ca. 1520, from Hermann Historica.

peashooter85:

German mail vest, late 16th century.

from Hermann Historica

armthearmour:

A beautiful swept-hilt Rapier,

  • OaL: 45.7 in/116 cm

blade made in Toledo, Spain, hilt in Saxony, Germany, ca. 1600, from Hermann Historica.

peashooter85:

Wheel-lock pistol from Augsburg, Germany, circa 1570.

from Hermann Historica

peashooter85:

A beautiful and rare linstock, Italian, 16th century.

from Czerny’s International Auction House

peashooter85:

Saxon halberd, Germany, late 16th century

from The Wallace Collection

peashooter85:

Gold and silver decorated mace, Milan Italy, 2nd half of the 16th century.

from The Wallace Collection

armthearmour:

An incredibly ornate Spearhead,

  • Length: 16.5 in/41.9 cm

Indian, ca. 16th century, housed at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.