The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
  • Target
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • Italy
  • c. 1600
  • Steel and leather, etched
  • Diameter: 54 cm
    Weight: 3.28 kg
  • A339
  • European Armoury II
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Further Reading
  • Round shield or target, of bright steel; convex, the edge turned under, roughly roped and bordered with modern steel-headed rivets for the lining band; spike of diamond section, with moulded base; the surface is crudely etched with eight radiating bands of scattered trophies on a blackened and granulated ground; the leather enarmes are modern.