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Item Details
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Culture
Italy, Milan, 16th century
Title
Rondache (Round Shield)
Work Type
Arms and Armor
Date
c. 1570
Material
etched and gilded steel with brass rivets
etched
Measurements
Diameter: 57.8 cm (22 3/4 in.)
Description
Highly decorated circular shields like this one were a specialty of the city of Milan. This shield would have originally belonged to an armor that would have been decorated to match - with radiating etched bands of classical warriors and trophies.
Repository
Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Collection: MED - Arms & Armor
Department: Medieval Art
Gallery: 210A Armor Court
Provenance: Yerkes; Frank Gair Macomber; Boston; cat. #553.
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. Severance
Accession Number
Source
Image and original data from The Cleveland Museum of Art
License
Use of this image is in accordance with the Artstor Terms & Conditions
File Properties
File Name
1916.1504_full.tif
SSID
24560227

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