Cuirass (torso defense) with Zischägge (helmet)
For use on horseback in the field and in ceremonies
Attributed to Anton Peffenhauser, German (active Augsburg), master 1545, 1525 - 1603
This unique ensemble, made in the Hungarian fashion, was intended for a Christian nobleman in Eastern Europe or for presentation to a high-ranking Ottoman official in the context of diplomatic negotiations.
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