Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Lobster-Tail Burgonet

probably second quarter 17th century
Northern European
Steel, leather
H. including nasal 11 3/4 in. (29.8 cm); H. excluding nasal 10 1/2 in. (26.7 cm); W. 14 1/2 in. (36.8 cm); D. 15 1/4 in. (38.7 cm); Wt. 4 lb. 10 oz. (2101 g)
Credit Line:
Gift of William H. Riggs, 1913
Accession Number:
Not on view
William H. Riggs, Paris (until 1913; his gift to MMA).
Hagerstown. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts. "Medieval and Renaissance Arms and Armor, loan exhibtion from MMA," February 27–March 31, 1955, no. 31.

Newark. Newark Museum Association. "Medieval and Renaissance Arms and Armor, loan exhibtion from MMA," May 15–September 15, 1955.

Binghamton. Roberson Center for the Arts and Sciences. "Long Term Loan," October 1962–July 1986.

Grancsay, Stephen V., The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and Washington County Museum of Fine Arts. Loan Exhibition of Medieval and Renaissance Arms and Armor from the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Hagerstown, Md.: Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, February 27–March 31, 1955. cat. no. 31 (described).

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