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State Glaive of the guard of Markus Sittikus von Hohenems, Prince-Archbishop of Salzburg (reigned 1612-19), c. 1612

Austrian State Glaive of the guard of Markus Sittikus von Hohenems, Prince-Archbishop of Salzburg (reigned c. 1612 Steel, wood (oak) - Art Institute of Chicago

State Glaive (Cousa) for the Guard of Maximilian II of Austria.  Artist/maker unknown, Southern German or Austrian. Made for the "Hartschiere" guard of Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian II, ruled 1564 - 1576. Dated 1564.

State Glaive (Cousa) for the Guard of Maximilian II of Austria. Artist/maker unknown, Southern German or Austrian. Made for the "Hartschiere" guard of Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian II, ruled 1564 - Dated

Couteau de Brèche | French | The Met

Couteau de Brèche Date: ca. 1500 Culture: French Medium: Steel, wood (beech) Dimensions: L. of head 24 in.

Historically, gauntlets were used by soldiers and knights. It was considered an important piece of armour, since the hands and arms were particularly vulnerable in hand-to-hand combat. With the rise of easily reloadable and effective firearms, hand-to-hand combat fell into decline along with personal armour, including gauntlets.

darksword-armory: “ Historically, gauntlets were used by soldiers and knights. It was considered an important piece of armour, since the hands and arms were particularly vulnerable in hand-to-hand.

Visored Sallet Artist/maker unknown, German or Italian, date: 1460. In Philadelphia Museum of Art

Visored Sallet Possibly made in Italy/South Austria, Europe Date: c. steel washers around crown except two at right rear replaced Dimensions: 9 × 9 × 14 inches × × cm) Weight: 10 pounds ounces kg)