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Shield (Pavise)

Wood, leather, gesso, polychromy
H. 22 1/4 in. (56.5 cm); W. 16 in. (40.6 cm); D. 4 in. (10.2 cm)
Credit Line:
Bashford Dean Memorial Collection, Funds from various donors, 1929
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 373
The coat of arms is that of the city of Enns, in Upper Austria.
Ex. coll.: Leber, Vienna.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Stephen V. Grancsay, and Carl Otto von Kienbusch. The Bashford Dean Collection of Arms and Armor in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Portland, Maine: Southworth Press for the Armor and Arms Club of New York City, 1933. p. 164, no. 90, pl. XLIV.

Denkstein, Vladimir. Pavises of the Bohemian Type, or, Pavézy českého typu, from Sborník Národního muzea v Praze, Řada A, Historie v. 16. Praha, 1962. ill. nos. 4-5, 30-32.

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