Breastplate in the Maximilian Style

Steel, brass rivets | 48.3 x 40.3 x 16cm | c. 1510-30

Unknown Artist

Distinguished by its regularly fluted surfaces, armor in this style was popularized in South Germany during the early 1500s. The style is usually called "Maximilian," as it was introduced during the reign of Emperor Maximilian I (1493-1519). The styl...
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