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H7652 Miniature knight seated on miniature horse, both in full armour, replica of German 15th century armour, steel / brass / wood / leather / cloth / hair /wire, Paul Hardy, England, c 1890. Click to enlarge.

Miniature knight seated on horse, in full armour

Made
Miniature knight seated on a miniature war horse, dressed in removable full armour and mounted on a wooden plinth. The armour consists of interlocking steel plates held together by a series of brass and steel rivets and hinges. The knight figure is adjustable to sit or stand, the horse is in a fixed position.

Summary

Object No.

H7652

Object Statement

Miniature knight seated on miniature horse, both in full armour, replica of German 15th century armour, steel / brass / wood / leather / cloth / hair /wire, Paul Hardy, England, c 1890

Physical Description

Miniature knight seated on a miniature war horse, dressed in removable full armour and mounted on a wooden plinth. The armour consists of interlocking steel plates held together by a series of brass and steel rivets and hinges. The knight figure is adjustable to sit or stand, the horse is in a fixed position.

Marks

No marks.

Dimensions

Height

910 mm

Width

285 mm

Production

Notes

Reproduction of a 15th century German armour for a knight and his horse

Replica of 15th century German armour

History

Notes

Donated by Mrs Cippico of Hertfordshire in 1965. The armour was made for her by Paul Hardy when she was a girl.

Source

Credit Line

Gift of Cippico, M, 1965

Acquisition Date

4 March 1965

Cite this Object

Harvard

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Wikipedia

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