Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Shield

Date:
ca. 1500
Culture:
Italian
Medium:
Wood, steel, copper, velvet
Dimensions:
Diam. 14 1/4 in. (36.2 cm)
Classification:
Shields
Credit Line:
Gift of William H. Riggs, 1913
Accession Number:
14.25.759
Not on view
William H. Riggs, Paris (until 1913; his gift to MMA).
Dassi, Antonio. Illustrated Catalogue of the Uboldo Collection. Vol. 1. Milan, illustrated in vol. II, shown with armor 14.25.716 and other MMA pieces, p. 94.

Dassi, Antonio. Illustrated Catalogue of the Uboldo Collection. Vol. 2. Milan, illustrated in vol. II, shown with armor 14.25.716 and other MMA pieces, p. 94.

Skelton, Joseph. Engraved Illustrations of Antient [sic] Arms and Armour: From the Collection of Llewelyn Meyrick ... at Goodrich Court, Herefordshire. Vol. I. London, 1830. pl. LXII, fig. 1.

Uboldo, Ambrogio. Descrizione Degli Scudi Posseduti da Ambrogio Uboldo. Milano: Crespi e Pagnoni, 1842. pl. 4, fig. F.

Viollet-le-Duc, E. Dictionnaire Raisonné du Mobilier Français de L'epoque Carlovingienne a la Renaissance. Vol. 6. Paris: Ve A. Morel & Cie, 1875. p. 248-249, fig. 6-7.

von Ehrenthal, M. Führer Durch das Königliche Historische Museum zu Dresden. 3rd ed. ed. Dresden: Wilhelm Baensch, 1899. p. 143 and p. 258.

Joubert, F., and Robert Scott. Catalogue of the collection of European arms and armour formed at Greenock by R.L. Scott. Vol. 2. Glasgow, 1924. section VI, pl. 4, fig. D.

Scott-Ellis, John. Arms and armour in the Dean Castle, Kilmarnock: an introduction to the collection of Lord Howard de Walden. Kilmarnock: William Reid, 1963. p. 4.

Nickel, Helmut. "Zusätzliche Bemerkungen zum Problem der Klingenmarke ‘Gekröntes Pi’." Waffen- und Kostümkunde 23 (1981). pp. 101-109.

Scalini, Mario. Armi e armati: arte e cultura delle armi nella Toscana e nell'Italia del tardo Rinascimento dal Museo Bardini e dalla collezione Corsi : Cracovia, Muzeum Sukiennice, 19 novembre 1988-29 gennaio 1989, Firenze, Museo Bardini, 18 marzo-30 giugno 1989.. Florence, 1988. cat. no. 40.



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