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Elements from a Garniture Attributed to Christian I of Saxony (1560–1591)

Anton Peffenhauser
(German, Augsburg, 1525–1603)

Date: 1582
Geography: Augsburg
Culture: German, Augsburg
Medium: Embossed, etched, and partly gilt steel
Dimensions: Length of breastplate, 19 1/2 in. (49.6 cm) Greatest width of breastplate, 15 3/8 in. (39 cm) Length of backplate, 17 1/2 in. (44.5 cm) Greatest width of backplate, 14 3/16 in. (36 cm) Length of right cuisse, 16 in. (40.6 cm) Greatest width of right cuisse, 7 3/8 in. (18.7 cm) Weigth of right cuisse, 2 lb. 6 oz. (1088 g) Length of left cuisse, 16 1/2 in. (41.9 cm) Greatest width of left cuisse, 7 1/2 in. (19 cm) Weight of left cuisse, 2 lb. 7 oz. (1098 g)
Classification: Armor for Man
Credit Line: Fletcher Fund, 1938
Accession Number: 38.163.1a–d

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