Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Lance Rest

ca. 1530
Steel, textile, gold
H. 4 in. (10.2 cm); W. of base plate 2 1/2 in. (6.5 cm); W. of rest proper at base 1 1/8 in. (2.9 cm); D. 4 1/4 in. (10.7 cm); piercings 3/4 x 3/8 in (1.7 x 0.9 cm) each; Wt. 1 lb. 8 oz. (680 g)
Armor Parts-Lance Rests
Credit Line:
Gift of William H. Riggs, 1913
Accession Number:
Not on view
William H. Riggs, Paris (until 1913; his gift to MMA).
London. South Kensington Museum. "Exhibition of the de Cosson Collection," 1891–93.

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