Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Inner Pommel Plate

Date:
dated 1546
Culture:
Italian (Milan or Brescia)
Medium:
Steel
Dimensions:
L. 8 in. (20.3 cm); W. 2 in. (5.1 cm); Wt. 2 oz. (65 g)
Classification:
Equestrian Equipment-Saddles
Credit Line:
Bashford Dean Memorial Collection, Funds from various donors, 1929
Accession Number:
29.158.390
Not on view
Ex. Coll.: Bashford Dean, New York
Pyhrr, Stuart W., Donald J. La Rocca, and Dirk H. Breiding. The Armored Horse in Europe, 1480–1620. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2005. p. 65, no. 34, ill.

Eaves, Ian. "Two Early Examples of Armour of Proof in the Collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art." In The Armorer's Art: Essays in Honor of Stuart Pyhrr. Woonsocket, Rhode Island: Andrew Mowbray Inc. – Publishers, 2014. p. 41 (footnote 52).

Nickel, Helmut, William Reid, Ian Eaves, Mario Scalini, Claude Gaier, Álvaro Soler Del Campo, Jean-Pierre Reverseau, Jan Piet Pyupe, Donald J. La Rocca, Jeffrey Forgeng, Jonathan Tavares, Dirk H. Breiding, Pierre Terjanian, and Mr. Ronald S. Lauder. The Armorer's Art: Essays in Honor of Stuart Pyhrr, edited by Donald J. La Rocca. Woonsocket, Rhode Island: Andrew Mowbray Inc. – Publishers, 2014. pp. 41 (footnote 52), 130–131, fig. 20 (color).

Tavares, Jonathan. "Elements of an Augsburg Armor Garniture for a Spanish Client." In The Armorer's Art: Essays in Honor of Stuart Pyhrr. Woonsocket, Rhode Island: Andrew Mowbray Inc. – Publishers, 2014. pp. 130–131, fig. 20.



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