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ca. 1560 and later; greaves and sabatons, ca. 1570–80
Landshut and Augsburg (?)
German, Landshut; greaves and sabatons, German, Augsburg (?)
Steel, leather
Wt. 47 lb. 15 oz. (21.74 g); Wt. of helmet 6 lb. 4 oz. (2835 g)
Armor for Man
Credit Line:
Gift of William H. Riggs, 1913
Accession Number:
Not on view
Marking: Stamped on the breastplate: the city mark of Landshut; and a maker's mark: HS within a shield; on the gorget: an unidentified armorer's mark.
Spitzlberger, Georg. Landshuter Plattnerkunst, Ein überblick mit Katalog der Ausstellung, vom 14. Juni bis 20. Juli 1975, täglich 9–17 Uhr, im Deutschen Saal der Stadtresidenz. Landshut: K. Möginger, June 14–July 20, 1975. pp. 31, 57, no. 42, pl. 21.

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