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Three Pommel Plates of a Saddle

Date:
ca. 1520–40
Culture:
German
Medium:
Steel
Dimensions:
L. 24 1/4 in. (61.5 cm); W. 6 in. (15.2 cm); Wt. 2 oz. (950 g)
Classification:
Equestrian Equipment-Saddles
Credit Line:
Bashford Dean Memorial Collection, Funds from various donors, 1929
Accession Number:
29.158.624
Not on view
Ex. Coll.: Radziwill Armory, Nieswiez Castle, Poland; Bashford Dean, New York
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Armored Horse in Europe," February 15, 2005–January 15, 2006, no. 32.

Pyhrr, Stuart W., Donald J. La Rocca, and Dirk H. Breiding. The Armored Horse in Europe, 1480–1620. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2005. pp. 63–64, no. 32, ill.



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