Italy, Milan, c. 1570 / Round Shield (Rondache) / c. 1570Italy, Milan, c. 1570
Round Shield (Rondache)
c. 1570

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Creator Nationality: European; Southern European; Italian; Milanese
Creator Dates/Places: Italy
Creator Active Place: Italy
Creator Name-CRT: Italy, Milan, c. 1570
Title: Round Shield (Rondache)
Title Type: Primary
View: Full View
Creation Start Date: 1560
Creation End Date: 1580
Creation Date: c. 1570
Object Type: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects
Classification Term: Armor
Classification Term: Arms
Materials and Techniques: etched and gilded steel with brass rivets
Dimensions: Diameter: 57.8cm
AMICA Contributor: The Cleveland Museum of Art
Owner Location: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
ID Number: 1916.1504
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. Severance
Context: Circular, highly decorated, shields like this one were a specialty of the city of Milan. This shield would have originally belonged to an armor that would have been decorated to match--with radiating etched bands of classical warriors and trophies.
AMICA ID: CMA_.1916.1504
AMICA Library Year: 1998
Media Metadata Rights: Copyright, The Cleveland Museum of Art

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