Valentin Siebenbürger (German, master in 1531; died 1564). Breastplate, ca. 1530–35. German, Nuremberg. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. John Stoneacre Ellis Collection, Gift of Mrs. Ellis and Augustus Van Horne Ellis, 1896 (96.5.115c)
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.
MEDIEVAL STEEL SWORD OF OAKESHOTT XII TYPE With broad tapering double-edged blade cut with a long fuller on each side (bent slightly in profile, one small crack), steel hilt comprising straight cross-piece of slightly faceted square sections, and strongly formed wheel pommel. 13th-14th Century AD