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A SOUTH GERMAN CIRCULAR SHIELD
Mid-16th Century
Of strongly convex form drawn up to an acute conical point, flattened narrow brim with turned cabled edge and studded with domed brass-capped lining rivets, the inner-face retaining the greater part of a leather lining, probably the original, and with an early leather enarm and strap (some lining rivets missing, the lining incomplete, one enarm modern).
22¾in (57.8cm)
Provenance
Archduke Eugen, Fortress Hohenwerfen, Anderson Galleries, New York, March 1-5, 1927, lot 837
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