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Armor for man and horse (23.261); Shown as photographed by Bashford Dean in Schloss Petersburg, the castle of Count Eugen Czernin in Bohemia

Bard, Presumably Made for Baron Pankraz von Freyberg (1508–1565)

Armorer: Wolfgang Grosschedel (German, Landshut, active ca. 1517–62)
Date: man's armor, ca. 1535–40; horse armor, dated 1554; saddle steels, later restorations
Geography: Landshut
Culture: German, Landshut
Medium: Etched steel; leather, copper alloy, textile
Dimensions: Wt., of man's armor, approx. 55 lb. 11 oz. (25.25 kg); Wt. of horse armor with saddle, 65 lb. 7 oz. (29.69 kg)
Classification: Armor for Horse and Man
Credit Line: Fletcher Fund, 1923
Accession Number: 23.261

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