Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Knee or Shoulder Defense

Date:
13th–15th century
Culture:
possibly Mongolian or Chinese
Medium:
Iron, gold, silver
Dimensions:
H. 5 1/4 in. (13.3 cm); W. 6 3/4 in. (17.1 cm)
Classification:
Armor Parts-Thigh and Leg Defense
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, by exchange, 1998
Accession Number:
1998.2
Not on view
La Rocca, Donald J. "An Approach to the Study of Arms and Armour from Tibet." Royal Armouries Yearbook (1999), p. 117, fig. 8.

Lankester, Philip J. "Two Maces from Henry VIII's Arsenal?." Royal Armouries Yearbook (2000), p. 117, fig. 8.

La Rocca, Donald J. Warriors of the Himalayas: Rediscovering the Arms and Armor of Tibet. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2006. pp. 25, 83, 126, 138, no. 47, ill.

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