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Shield

Armorer:
Attributed to Anton Peffenhauser (German, Augsburg, 1525–1603)
Date:
ca. 1550
Culture:
German, Augsburg
Medium:
Steel, gold, brass, velvet
Dimensions:
Diam. 21 1/2 in. (54.6 cm)
Classification:
Shields
Credit Line:
Gift of William H. Riggs, 1913
Accession Number:
14.25.757
Not on view
Henry collection, sale catalogue, Hotel Drouot . 3. Paris, 1886. illustrated opp. p. 26.

Grancsay, Stephen V. "Notes on Armor of the Greenwich School." Metropolitan Museum Studies 2, pt. 1 (1929). p. 96.



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