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Gorget possibly from an Armor of Philip II, King of Spain

Date:
ca. 1550
Culture:
German
Medium:
Steel, gold, leather, copper alloy
Dimensions:
H. 6 1/4 in. (15.9 cm); W. 13 in. (33 cm); D. 9 1/2 in. (24.1 cm); Wt. 2 lb. 6.5 oz. (1091.5 g)
Classification:
Armor Parts-Colletins
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1939
Accession Number:
39.147.1
Not on view
Ex coll.: William Randolph Hearst
Parke-Bernet Galleries. Early Continental Arms & Armor, English, French & Italian Xvii-Xviii Century Furniture; William Randolph Hearst Collections, Part Vii. , 1939. new york: Parke-Bernet Galleries, 11/24/1939.



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