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Left Shoulder Defense (Pauldron)

Armorer:
Kolman Helmschmid (German, Augsburg 1471–1532)
Date:
ca. 1525
Geography:
Augsburg
Culture:
German, Augsburg
Medium:
Steel, brass, leather
Dimensions:
H. 10 1/4 in. (26 cm); W. 9 1/4 in. (23.5 cm); D. 12 in. (30.5 cm); Wt. 2 lb. 10.4 oz. (1202 g)
Classification:
Armor Parts-Arms & Shoulders
Credit Line:
Gift of William H. Riggs, 1913
Accession Number:
14.25.828
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 374
This is an exchange piece for the armor (now in the Armeria Reale, Turin) made for the Nuremberg patrician Wilhelm Rieter von Bocksberg (died 1528).
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