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Shield

Date:
ca. 1520
Culture:
Italian
Medium:
Wood, iron, buckskin, copper
Dimensions:
Diam., 12 7/8 in. (32.8 cm); Wt., 2 lb. 11 oz. (1219.03 g)
Classification:
Shields
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1904
Accession Number:
04.3.176
Not on view
Charles Maurice Camille de Talleyrand-Périgord Duc de Dino, Paris (until 1904; sold to MMA).
Cosson, Charles Alexander. Le Cabinet D'armes De Maurice De Talleyrand-Périgord, Duc De Dino. Paris: E. Rouveyre, 1901. no. D.10, pl. 15.

Laking, Guy Francis, Charles Alexander Cosson, and Francis Henry Cripps-Day. A Record of European Armour and Arms through Seven Centuries. Vol. 2. London: G. Bell and Sons, 1920. p. 247, fig. 620.

Grancsay, Stephen V., The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and Washington County Museum of Fine Arts. Loan Exhibition of Mediavel and Renaissance Arms and Armor from the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Hagerstown, Md.: Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, February 27–March 31, 1955. cat. no. 35.



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