Made for a child"s armour. Remains of Nuremburg guild mark on the right shoulder. It has been heavily patched with well executed riveted patches. Cullet associated.
seller claimed that this piece was formerly in the Joseph Kindig collection.
Ex. Coll. Bashford Dean. Sold as lot 279 in the Arms and Armor sale Parke-Bernet Galleries Oc 13 and 14 1943. It is listed in the catalogue as:
Child"s Maximillian Backplate German circa 1510-20.With numerous close flutings of varying widths. Shows minor restoration. Nuremberg mark at shoulder. Composite carge-rein of two lames ornamented with eched bands. (Dean) Collection of Dr Bashford Dean. illustrated.
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