Shaffron (Horse's Head Defense)

Armorer: Stamped with marks attributed to Ambrogio de Osma (Italian, Brescia, documented 1446–75)
Date: ca. 1460–70
Geography: possibly Brescia
Culture: Italian, possibly Brescia
Medium: Steel
Dimensions: H. 21 1/2 in. (54.6 cm); W. 9 1/4 in. (23.5 cm); Wt. 1 lb. 15 oz. (878.8 g)
Classification: Equestrian Equipment-Shaffrons
Credit Line: Bashford Dean Memorial Collection, Bequest of Bashford Dean, 1928
Accession Number: 29.150.9aa

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