Buckler (Shield)

Artist/maker unknown, French?. Made for King Henry II, French, 1519 - 1559, ruled from 1547.

or Southern Netherlands (modern Belgium), Europe
Probably made in France, Europe

c. 1555-1570

Embossed, punched, and chiseled steel

Diameter: 15 9/16 inches (39.5 cm) Weight: 2.6 lb. (1170g)

Curatorial Department:
European Decorative Arts and Sculpture

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

Accession Number:

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

Social Tags [?]

1500s [x]   buckler [x]   shield [x]  

[Add Your Own Tags]

* Works in the collection are moved off view for many different reasons. Although gallery locations on the website are updated regularly, there is no guarantee that this object will be on display on the day of your visit.