Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Cantle Plate

ca. 1565–75
Augsburg or Nuremberg, Bavaria
German, Augsburg or Nuremberg
Steel, gold
H. 6 in. (15.2 cm); W. 18 1/4 in. (46.4 cm); Wt. 3 lb. 2 oz. (1,425 g) including support material
Equestrian Equipment-Saddles
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1955
Accession Number:
Not on view
Ex. Coll. H.I.H. Archduke Leopold Salvator, Castle Herrenstein, Lower Austria; William Randolph Hearst, New YorkWilliam Randolph Hearst, St. Donat's Castle, Wales (1932–d. 1951; lot no. A.104); by descent to the International Studio Art Division, The Hearst Corporation, New York (1951–1955; inv. S/B, lot no. 1630, art. no. 5; sold on November 21, 1955, to MMA).
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Armored Horse in Europe," February 15, 2005–January 15, 2006, no. 39.

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. 69–70, no. 39, ill.

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