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Vamplate Belonging to an Armor for Field and Tournament Made for Duke Nikolaus "The Black" Radziwill (1515–1565), Duke of Nesvizh and Olyka, Prince of the Empire, Grand Chancellor and Marshal of Lithuania

Armorer:
Kunz Lochner (German, Nuremberg, 1510–1567)
Date:
ca. 1555; probably repainted later
Geography:
Nuremberg
Culture:
German, Nuremberg
Medium:
Steel, gold, paint
Dimensions:
D. 8 1/2 in. (33.3 cm); H. 4 7/8 in. (12.4 cm); Diam. 13 1/8 in. (33.3 cm); Wt. 3 lb. 3 oz. (1454 g)
Classification:
Shafted Weapons
Credit Line:
Gift of William H. Riggs, 1913
Accession Number:
14.25.855
Not on view
Angerer, Martin, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and Germanisches Nationalmuseum. Nürnberg, 1300–1550: Kunst der Gotik und Renaissance. 1st ed. ed. Munich: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1986. pp. 468–9, no. 278.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Germanisches Nationalmuseum. Gothic and Renaissance Art in Nuremberg, 1300–1550. 1st ed. ed. New york: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, May 1986. pp. 468–9, no. 278.



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