The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Parade shield
  • Parade shield
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • Italy, probably Milan
  • c. 1550 - 1559
  • Medium-carbon steel, gold, copper alloy and silver, embossed, false-damascened, chased, blackened, gilded and formerly silvered
  • Height: 67.3 cm
    Width: 55.1 cm
    Weight: 4.11 kg
  • A325
  • European Armoury III
Images & Media
Further Reading
  • Dr. Richard Mead; Lieut-General WIlliam Gansell; Gustavus Bander of Christchurch; Samuel Tyssen; sale, Leigh and Sotheby's, 18 May 1809; the Rt. Hon. C. W. Watkins M.P.; comte de Nieuwerkerke, 1867; Sir Richard Wallace, August 1871.