- ca. 1530–50
- Wood, leather, gesso, bole, paint, gold
- Diam. 23 1/2 in. (59.7 cm); D. 3 in. (7.6 cm)
- Credit Line:
- Gift of William H. Riggs, 1913
- Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 374
The shield's inner side is painted with lively battle scenes, busts in grisaille, and acanthus scrolls that reflect the Renaissance interest in antique subject matter and ornament.