The Wallace Collection

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Equestrian armour
  • Equestrian armour
  • Hans Ringler
  • Nuremberg, Germany
  • c. 1532 - 1536
    1532 (chanfron)
    1536 (saddle)
  • Composite construction employing various steels and possibly iron, velvet, gold, copper alloy and leather, fluted, etched, painted and gilded
  • Weight: 26.396 kg, total weight for man armour
    Weight: 28.47 kg, total weight for horse armour
  • Heraldry: Arms of the Electoral Palatinate (quarterly, 1 and 4 a crowned lion rampant, 2 and 3 chequy-lozengy) Etched, gilt and blackened
    Date mark: '1536'
    Date mark: '1532'
    Armourer's mark: Nuremberg mark Stamped
  • A29
  • European Armoury II
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