London, South Kensington
18 June 2009
A GERMAN ZISCHÄGGE; AND A GERMAN REGULATION CAVALRY BREAST-PLATE
THE FIRST MID-17TH CENTURY
THE SECOND FIRST HALF OF THE 19TH CENTURY
With embossed ribbed skull, pierced finial, pointed peak struck with a mark, 'M', and with the construction marks 'XXXIIII', neck-guard of four articulations, a pair of pendant cheek-pieces, and adjustable nasal-bar; the breast-plate of shot-proof weight and stamped 'Braun' (2)
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Provenance: (The first) Christie, Manson & Woods, 15 December 1971, lot 38.
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