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Vamplate Belonging to an Armor for Field and Tournament Made for Duke Nikolaus "The Black" Radziwill (1515–1565), Duke of Nesvizh and Olyka, Prince of the Empire, Grand Chancellor and Marshal of Lithuania

Kunz Lochnerca. 1555; probably repainted later

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  • Title: Vamplate Belonging to an Armor for Field and Tournament Made for Duke Nikolaus "The Black" Radziwill (1515–1565), Duke of Nesvizh and Olyka, Prince of the Empire, Grand Chancellor and Marshal of Lithuania
  • Creator: Kunz Lochner
  • Date Created: ca. 1555; probably repainted later
  • Physical Dimensions: D. 8 1/2 in. (33.3 cm); H. 4 7/8 in. (12.4 cm); Diam. 13 1/8 in. (33.3 cm); Wt. 3 lb. 3 oz. (1454 g)
  • Type: Vamplate (handguard for the lance) for use in the field and tilt
  • External Link: http://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/26580
  • Medium: Steel, gold, paint
  • Repository: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
  • Culture: German, Nuremberg

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