Brandistock (with retractible blades)

Brandistock (with retractible blades)

c. 1600-1625

Steel; round wood haft

Overall: 207 cm (81 1/2 in.); Closed: 162.2 cm (63 7/8 in.); Blade: 44.5 cm (17 1/2 in.)

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. Severance 1921.1257

See also

Contact us

The information about this object, including provenance information, is based on historic information and may not be currently accurate or complete. Research on objects is an ongoing process, but the information about this object may not reflect the most current information available to CMA. If you notice a mistake or have additional information about this object, please email

To request more information about this object, study images, or bibliography, contact the Ingalls Library Reference Desk.

Is something not working on this page? Please email

Request a digital file from Image Services that is not available through CC0, a detail image, or any image with a color bar.