21 October 2004
A MINIATURE SUIT OF ARMOR OF MAN ON HORSEBACK
In early 16th century style, articulated throughout, with mounted figure and hose east cast in copper, the figure with head cast in lead, including close helmet with hinged bevor, full arm defenses with fingered gauntlets, mail skirt, strapped in gilt-brass and studded with brass rivets, the horse with gilt-brass saddle cloth, on a painted metal base, horse with later painted finish
28¼ in. (72 cm.) high
Wolfe Collection, New York.
Philip Rhinelander II, sold Parke-Bernet, 17 November 1944, lot 91.
The Estate of A.L. Hallowell, sold Sotheby's New York, 21 January 1991, lot 446.
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