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Siege Shield

Date:
late 16th–early 17th century
Geography:
Venice
Culture:
Italian
Medium:
Steel, iron
Dimensions:
Diam. 22 1/8 in. (56 cm); Wt. 35 lb. 7 oz. (16.1 kg)
Classification:
Shields
Credit Line:
Gift of William H. Riggs, 1913
Accession Number:
14.25.750
Not on view
William H. Riggs, Paris (until 1913; his gift to MMA).
Uboldo, Ambrogio, and D. Biorci. L'armeria Del Signore C.a. Uboldo, Nobile De Villareggio. Milan: Giuseppe Crespi, 1839. p. 9.

Uboldo, Ambrogio. Descrizione Degli Scudi Posseduti da Ambrogio Uboldo. Milano: Crespi e Pagnoni, 1842. pl. IX, fig. B.

Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. "Volume 2." In Armorial général. Vol. 2. 1887. p. 63.

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