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Backplate

Armorer:
Mattheus Frauenpreis the Elder (German, Augsburg, recorded 1510–49)
Date:
ca. 1550
Geography:
Augsburg
Culture:
German, Augsburg
Medium:
Steel
Dimensions:
H. 17 1/2 in. (44.5 cm); W. 14 in. (35.6 cm); D. 7 3/8 in. (18.7 cm); Wt. 81.8 oz. (g)
Classification:
Armor Parts-Backplates
Credit Line:
Gift of Christian A. Zabriskie, 1936
Accession Number:
36.149.15
Not on view
Inscription: Pine-cone (augsburg); twig with three leaves in tulip-shaped shield (maker's mark).
Ex coll.: Franz Thill, Vienna; S.J. Whawell, London; Frank Gair Macomber
The Frank Gair Macomber Collecion of Arms and Armor, Tapestries, Paintings and Objects of Art. New York: William Bradford Press, December 10–12, 1936.



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