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reinforcing plate for the left pauldron (shoulder)

Left Pauldron (Shoulder Defense) Belonging to an Armor for Field and Tournament Made for Duke Nikolaus "The Black" Radziwill (1515–1565), Duke of Nesvizh and Olyka, Prince of the Empire, Grand Chancellor and Marshal of Lithuania

Armorer: Kunz Lochner (German, Nuremberg, 1510–1567)
Date: ca. 1555; probably repainted later
Geography: Nuremberg
Culture: German, Nuremberg
Medium: Steel, gold, paint
Dimensions: H. 8 1/2 in. (12.6 cm); W. 12 1/2 in. (31.7 cm); Wt. 1 lb. 10 oz. (730 g)
Classification: Armor Parts
Credit Line: Gift of William H. Riggs, 1913
Accession Number: 14.25.856

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