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Le 27 Juillet 1214, à la bataille de Bouvines, le roi Philippe Auguste cherche à désarçonner son ennemi L'empereur Otton IV. Coupé des siens, il manque être pris ou tué . Illustration de Paul Lehugeur

#Medieval #Field #Armor of Duke Ulrich of Wurttemberg German 1507

Probably by Francesco Negroli (Italian, died before December 1519). Backplate, ca. 1505–10. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Purchase, Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Gift, 2014 (2014.154) | This work is featured in our Arms and Armor Notable Acquisitions 2003–2014 exhibition on view through December 6, 2015.

Looking around the corner, you see these men on the bridge.

Tournament Helm, ca. 1420–30. Possibly Italian or French. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Rogers Fund, 1904 (04.3.237) | Although very similar helmets are depicted in early fifteenth century works of art, almost no other actual examples of this type exist today.

Armor made by Pompeo della Cesa, Italian court armorer to Philip II of Spain, for use in tournaments fought on foot over a barrier. 1590, Philadelphia Museum of Art

Possibly attributed to Kolman Helmschmid (German, 1471–1532). Close Helmet for a Boy, ca. 1530–40. German, Augsburg. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of William H. Riggs, 1913 (14.25.621)

Close Helmet made in Nuremberg Germany Engraved Steel and Brass. 1535-1540 AD.

Attributed to Kunz Lochner (German, 1510–1567). Bard made for Johann Ernst, Duke of Saxony-Coburg, dated 1548. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Rogers Fund, 1932 (32.69) | This full bard comprises a shaffron, closed crinet of plate and mail for the neck, a peytral for the chest, flanchards for the sides, and a crupper for the rear of the horse. #horses