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    Sale 5427

    Antique Arms & Armour

    17 December 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 160

    A RARE FRONTAL PLATE FOR A GERMAN ETCHED PARADE COLLETIN

    CIRCA 1620-30

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    A RARE FRONTAL PLATE FOR A GERMAN ETCHED PARADE COLLETIN
    CIRCA 1620-30
    With broad central panel etched with two fully armoured figures in foot combat with swords and shields on a ground of scrolling foliage, recessed etched borders decorated with 'Blattmedallion' bands studded with small domed iron lining rivets, and turned edges, the neck plain and the lower edge roped
    10in (25.4cm)


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    The interior painted dark red, a feature in common with much of the armour from the former Ratibor armoury in Schloss Grafenegg

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