22 novembre 2010

A fine and rare Venetian parade shield made for the bodyguard of Wolf Dietrich von Raitenau, Prince Archbishop of Salzburg, 16°c

A fine and rare Venetian parade shield made for the bodyguard of Wolf Dietrich von Raitenau, Prince Archbishop of Salzburg, late16th century. photo Thomas Del Mar Ltd of convex near circular form, constructed of two-ply wood covered with leather decorated on its front face, within an outer border of foliate chevrons and engrailing and an inner border of running foliage and flower-heads, with a pattern of foliate interlace and flowerheads all tooled and lacquered gold over silver, the ground of the main field additionally... [Lire la suite]
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