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Shield

Armorer:
Attributed to Anton Peffenhauser (German, Augsburg, 1525–1603)
Date:
ca. 1550
Culture:
German, Augsburg
Medium:
Steel, gold, brass, velvet
Dimensions:
Diam. 21 1/2 in. (54.6 cm)
Classification:
Shields
Credit Line:
Gift of William H. Riggs, 1913
Accession Number:
14.25.757
Not on view
William H. Riggs, Paris (until 1913; his gift to MMA).
Henry collection, sale catalogue, Hotel Drouot. 3. Paris, 1886. illustrated opp. p. 26.

Grancsay, Stephen V. "Notes on Armor of the Greenwich School." Metropolitan Museum Studies 2, pt. 1 p. 96.

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