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Target (shields): HEN.M.156-1933

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Unknown

Entities

Categories

Description

Target, lion and small dragon painted in black, brown and gilt. Border design with 24 sides of brown paint and gilt. Each apex with a washer (original?) and rivet.

Notes

History note: Mr James Stewart Henderson of 'Abbotsford', Downs Road, St Helen's Park, Hastings, Sussex

Legal notes

J.S. Henderson Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 58.4 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1933-03-16) by Henderson, James Stewart

Dating

17th Century
Circa 1600 - 1700

Components of the work

Decoration composed of paint ( black and brown) gilt
Shield composed of steel
Parts

Techniques used in production

Hammered : Hammered plain metal, with painted lion and small dragon
Formed

Identification numbers

Accession number: HEN.M.156-1933
Primary reference Number: 18729
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Saturday 6 August 2011 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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