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Shield with Messenger's Badge

Date:
badge, 1400–1450; shield, ca. 1800
Culture:
possibly Italian
Medium:
Iron, copper, bronze, gold, enamel
Dimensions:
Badge (a); L. 4 3/4 in. (12.1 cm); W. 3 3/4 in. (9.5 cm); Wt. 3 oz. (85 g); shield (b); L. 15 in. (38.1 cm); W. 12 1/8 in. (30.8 cm)
Classification:
Miscellaneous-Badges
Credit Line:
Gift of David G. Alexander, 1984
Accession Number:
1984.26a, b
Not on view
Ex. coll.: Ambrogio Uboldo, Milan, Itlay; Metropolitan Museum of Art; Gary Friedland.
Uboldo, Ambrogio. Descrizione Degli Scudi Posseduti da Ambrogio Uboldo. Milano: Crespi e Pagnoni, 1842. pl. 3, B.

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