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Combat with Sword, Staff, and Lance Artist/Maker(s): Fiore Furlan dei Liberi da Premariacco, author [Italian, about 1340/1350 - before 1450] Date: about 1410 Medium: Tempera colors, gold leaf, silver leaf, and ink on parchment Dimensions: Leaf: 27.9 x 20.6 cm (11 x 8 1/8 in.) Object Number: 83.MR.183.31 Department: Manuscripts
Overhook and stab through the abdomen in Talhoffer's sword and buckler. This position is achieved by parrying from the inside against a forehand cut and reaching up under the blades to wrap the opponent's sword arm.