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Object Title

Saddle - Jousting Saddle

Saddle - Jousting Saddle

Date

about 1400

Object Number

VI.94

Provenance

Purchased at the Baron Peuker sale in Brussels, 1854 lot 507

Physical Description

Consists of large wooden shield, forked for the horse's back. Behind this projects a seat consisting of a central bar with a ring for the legs on either side. Covered with rawhide,and retains traces of paint.

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Dimensions

Weight: kg ( 35 lb 0 oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

none

Associations

Places Germany

Bibliographic References

F H Cripps-Day, Armour sales p. 255 fig. 198

Claude Blair, European Armour, B.T. Batsford Ltd., London, 1958, p.160.

A.R. Dufty and W. Reid, European Armour in the Tower of London, 1968, plate CLIII.

C. Paggiarino, The Royal Armouries, masterpieces of medieval and renaissance arms and armour, Milan, 2011, volume 1

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Thumbnail image of Jousting Saddle For the Gestech im hohen Zeug. VI.94
Thumbnail image of Jousting saddle for the Gestech im hohen Zeug. German, about 1500
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Thumbnail image of Saddle - Jousting Saddle For the Gestech im hohen Zeug
Thumbnail image of Saddle - Jousting Saddle For the Gestech im hohen Zeug
Thumbnail image of Saddle - Jousting Saddle For the Gestech im hohen Zeug
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