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shaffron The armor belonging to the Duke Nikolaus “The Black” Radziwill (ca.1555) is one of the most distinctive examples of painted medieval armor

Shaffron Belonging to an Armor of Duke Nikolaus "the Black" Radziwill, by Kunz Lochner (German, Nuremberg, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

Half-Shaffron Date: ca. 1553 Culture: German (possibly Brunswick) Medium: Steel, etched and blackened; leather Dimensions: 14 3/4 x 12 1/2 in. (37.4 x 31.7 cm), wt. 2 lb. 13 oz. (1,286 g) Classification: Equestrian Equipment Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1928 Accession Number: 28.25.1

Half-Shaffron (horse’s head armor) (high-res) Date: ca. 1553 Culture: German (possibly Brunswick) Medium: Steel, etched and blackened; leather Inscription: Verbum Domini Manet in Aeternum (The Word Of God Resides In Eternity)

Head defense for a horse.  Tibetan or Mongolian.  15th-17th century.  Iron, leather, brass or copper alloy.

Head defense for a horse (shaffron) [Tibetan or Mongolian] At The Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC.

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The fantastic appearance of this helmet, with its visor shaped like a griffin's head and the comb of the bowl raised into the form of a serpent's body, indicates that it was part of an elaborate pageant armor

Lance Head for the Tournament                                                                                      Date:                                        late 15th–early 16th century                                                          Culture:                                        German                                                          Medium:                                        Steel

The pointed lance heads were intended for the Scharfrennen or similar jousts fought with sharp lances. The four-pronged lance head was used in the Gestech, a joust with blunted lances.

Some armour for horses, in particular Shafrons/ Shaffrons. They were normally made of metal and covered part or all of a horse’s head. Common in the late Medieval to Elizabethan periods.

Equestrian Armour – Shafron/ Shaffron

Shaffron (Horse's Head Defense) Date: ca. 1620 Culture: Dutch Medium: Steel, gold, leather Dimensions: 21 x 10 in. x 26 cm), wt. g) Classification: Equestrian Equipment Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1904 Accession Number:

Indo-Persian chamfron (armor for a horses head), 19th C. blued iron, gilt plaque border engraved with floral motifs, two gold-inlays of cobras. 68 cm.

Indo-Persian chamfron (armor for a horses Century-blued iron, with a cusp and three arched mounts-the border decorated by a gilt plaque engraved with floral motifs, at the upper part two gold-inlaid engravings depicting cobras.

Shaffron Date: 17th century Culture: Turkish Medium: Steel, copper alloy Classification: Equestrian Equipment Credit Line: Fletcher Fund, 1921 Accession Number: 21.102.4

Shaffron Date: century Culture: Turkish Medium: Steel, copper alloy Classification: Equestrian Equipment Credit Line: Fletcher Fund, 1921 Accession Number:

Pair of Gauntlets Belonging to the Armor of Duke Friedrich Ulrich of Brunswick (1591–1634)

The Metropolitan Museum of Art - Gauntlets Belonging to the Armor of Duke Friedrich Ulrich of Brunswick