The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
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  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • France
  • c. 1575 - c. 1580
  • Iron or steel, gold and velvet, embossed and gilt
  • Weight: 2.605 kg
  • A172
  • European Armoury II
Commentary
History
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Further Reading
  • Possibly Pourtalès-Gourgier sale, Paris, 08 March 1865, no. 164; comte de Nieuwerkerke; Sir Richard Wallace, August 1871.