Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Shield Depicting Saint George Slaying the Dragon

Date:
ca. 1560–70
Geography:
Milan
Culture:
Italian, Milan
Medium:
Steel, gold, silver
Dimensions:
Diam. 23 1/4 in. (59.1 cm); D. at center 3 1/16 in. (7.8 cm); Wt. 8 lb. 6 oz. (3810 g)
Classification:
Shields
Credit Line:
Gift of William H. Riggs, 1913
Accession Number:
14.25.1884
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 374
Ex. coll.: Rusca, Florence.
Thoumas, Charles Antoine. "Exposition Rétrospective Militaire du Ministère de la Guerre en 1889." In Les Anciennes Armées Françaises:. Vol. I. Paris, 1890. pp. 34–35, pl. opp. p. 34 (ill.).



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