Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Pair of Plates for the Back End-Boards of a Saddle

probably 18th century
Iron, gold, silver
H. of each 4 3/8 in. (11.1 cm); W. of each 8 1/4 in. (21 cm); Wt. of each 3 oz. (85 g)
Equestrian Equipment
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1997
Accession Number:
1997.229a, b
Not on view
La Rocca, Donald J. "An Approach to the Study of Arms and Armour from Tibet." Royal Armouries Yearbook 4 (1999). pp. 128–129, fig. 31.

Lankester, Philip J. "Two Maces from Henry VIII's Arsenal?." Royal Armouries Yearbook 5 (2000). pp. 128–129, fig. 31.

La Rocca, Donald J. Warriors of the Himalayas: Rediscovering the Arms and Armor of Tibet. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2006. p. 224, no. 117, ill.

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