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Two Ear Guards from a Shaffron of Emperor Charles V (1500–1558)

Armorer: Attributed to Desiderius Helmschmid (German, Augsburg, 1513–1579)
Date: 1544
Geography: Augsburg
Culture: German, Augsburg
Medium: Steel, gold
Dimensions: 20.151.7: L. 5 3/8 in. (13.7 cm); W. 2 3/4 in. (7 cm), wt. 2 oz. (47 g); 20.151.8: L. 5 1/4 in. (13.3 cm); W. 2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm), wt. 2 oz. (51 g)
Classification: Equestrian Equipment-Shaffrons
Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1920
Accession Number: 20.151.7–.8

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