Chanfron (headpiece for a horse)

Artist/maker unknown, Italian

Geography:
Made in Italy, Europe
Possibly made in Tuscany, Italy, Europe

Date:
c. 1460-80

Medium:
Steel

Dimensions:
Weight: 1 pounds 14.2 ounces, 1 pounds 14.2 ounces (855 × 855g) 10 5/8 × 3 1/16 × 18 9/16 inches (27 × 7.7 × 47.2 cm)

Curatorial Department:
European Decorative Arts and Sculpture

Object Location:

* Gallery 245, Arms and Armor, second floor (Kretzschmar von Kienbusch Galleries)

Accession Number:
1977-167-264

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

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Label:
The upper plate is struck three times on its right side with the maker's marks (letters AP in a circular frame forming a cross at the top) of an unknown master armorer.


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