Rondache (shield)

Artist/maker unknown, Italian

Geography:
Made in Italy, Europe

Date:
c. 1550

Medium:
Embossed, chiseled, and russeted steel hatched with silver and gold; brass; leather; velvet

Dimensions:
Diameter: 23 15/16 inches (60.8 cm) Weight: 10 lb. (4540g)

Curatorial Department:
European Decorative Arts and Sculpture

Object Location:

* Gallery 248, Arms and Armor, second floor (Kretzschmar von Kienbusch Galleries)

Accession Number:
1977-167-766

Credit Line:
Bequest of Carl Otto Kretzschmar von Kienbusch, 1977

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