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Foot-Combat Armor of Prince-Elector Christian I of Saxony (reigned 1586–91)

Armorer: Anton Peffenhauser
(German, Augsburg, 1525–1603)

Decorator: Attributed to Jörg Sorg the Younger (German, Augsburg, ca. 1522–1603)
Date: 1591
Geography: Augsburg
Culture: German, Augsburg
Medium: Steel, etched, blued, and gilt; leather; gilt bronze
Dimensions: Wt., 46 lb. 3 oz. (20.96 kg); H., 38 11/16 in. (98.2 cm); helmet Wt., 11 lb. 9 oz. (5245 g)
Classification: Armor for Man-1/2 Armor
Credit Line: Gift of Henry Walters, 1927
Accession Number: 27.206

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