Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Cantle Plate

ca. 1565–75
Augsburg or Nuremberg, Bavaria
German, Augsburg or Nuremberg
Steel, gold
H. 6 in. (15.2 cm); W. 18 1/4 in. (46.4 cm); Wt. 3 lb. 2 oz. (1,425 g) including support material
Equestrian Equipment-Saddles
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1955
Accession Number:
Not on view
Ex. Coll. H.I.H. Archduke Leopold Salvator, Castle Herrenstein, Lower Austria; William Randolph Hearst, New YorkWilliam Randolph Hearst, St. Donat's Castle, Wales (1932–d. 1951; lot no. A.104); by descent to the International Studio Art Division, The Hearst Corporation, New York (1951–1955; inv. S/B, lot no. 1630, art. no. 5; sold on November 21, 1955, to MMA).
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