Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Breastplate

Armorer:
Kunz Lochner (German, Nuremberg, 1510–1567)
Date:
ca. 1550–55
Geography:
Nuremberg
Culture:
German, Nuremberg
Medium:
Steel, gold
Dimensions:
H. 22 1/2 in. (57.2 cm); W. 13 in. (33 cm); D. 7 1/2 in. (19.1 cm); Wt. 7 lb. 9 oz. (3430 g)
Classification:
Armor Parts-Breastplates
Credit Line:
Gift of William H. Riggs, 1913
Accession Number:
14.25.866
Not on view
Inscription: (stamped on inner face) incomplete mark, appearing to be three strokes of a Gothic letter M; also three incomplete marks (orb surmounted by a cross).
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