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A GERMAN (NUREMBERG) OVAL SHIELD

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A GERMAN (NUREMBERG) OVAL SHIELD

LATE 16TH CENTURY (ALTERED)

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A GERMAN (NUREMBERG) OVAL SHIELD Late 16th Century (altered) Re-shaped from circular, perhaps within its working life, rising to a convex centre fitted with faceted drop-shaped spike, four pairs of rivets for enarms, each with brass head formed as a human mask cast in relief, turned cabled edge, domed brass rivets retaining a portion of a leather lining, and the outer face rough from the hammer. 23in (58.5cm)
Provenance
Archduke Eugen, Fortress Hohenwerfen, Anderson Galleries, New York, March 3, 1927, lot 838
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