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Topic: augsburg

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Augsburg structures places of interest.

Augsburg structures places of interest.

German Castles: Free images of castles in Germany, available for commercial use, free download.

Augsburg germany building, architecture buildings.

Augsburg germany building, architecture buildings.

German Palace: Free images of palaces in Germany, available for commercial use, free download.

Shield for the Field or Tournament (Targe)

Shield for the Field or Tournament (Targe)

Although damaged from use and age, this shield is one of the most beautifully painted examples of the fifteenth century. On the preserved surface shows a woman wearing a feathered turban and holding a scroll in... more

Ornamental Border of the Augsburg Diocese (Schr. 2024c)
Shield for the Field or Tournament (Targe)

Shield for the Field or Tournament (Targe)

This shield is painted with a coat of arms belonging either to the Gottsmann family or to the related Türriegel family, both of Franconia. The female figure at the side holds a banderole inscribed in part with ... more

Breastplate (Kastenbrust)

Breastplate (Kastenbrust)

Although it was in wide use across Europe by the early fifteenth century, very little plate armor survives from that period. This breastplate is one of the earliest German examples in existence. It is almost id... more

Saint Onuphrius

Saint Onuphrius

Anonymous, German, Augsburg, 15th century

Madonna and Child

Madonna and Child

Anonymous, German, Augsburg, 15th century

Backplate
The Crucifixion and St. Christopher

The Crucifixion and St. Christopher

Anonymous, German, Augsburg, 15th century

Triumph of Death from BL Harley 2953, f. 20

Triumph of Death from BL Harley 2953, f. 20

Full-page miniature of the Triumph of Death (probably added). Image taken from f. 20 of .

Pendant with Charity and Her Children

Pendant with Charity and Her Children

Yvonne Hackenbroch attributed this jewel to an Augsburg goldsmith working in the style of Daniel Mignot, a French Huguenot ornamental engraver, who was in Augsburg in the early 1590s and published a large numbe... more

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Close-Helmet for the Tournament
Three Living and Three Dead from BL Harley 2953, f. 19v

Three Living and Three Dead from BL Harley 2953, f. 19v

Miniature of the Three Living and the Three Dead on a tipped-in leaf. Image taken from f. 19v of .

Powder Flask with Spanner, Primer, and Bullet Compartment

Powder Flask with Spanner, Primer, and Bullet Compartment

The relief decoration on the front includes hunting scenes. The engraving on the back shows the coat of arms of the Bavarian nobleman Hans Albrecht von Closen. Augsburg or Nuremberg

Close Helmet for the Tourney

Close Helmet for the Tourney

The tourney was a mock combat fought in an open field between two groups of mounted contestants armed with blunted lances and swords. Armor for the tourny usually was similar to that used in battle, with the ad... more

Burgonet in Oriental Fashion
David and Bathsheba from BL Harley 2953, f. 1v

David and Bathsheba from BL Harley 2953, f. 1v

Miniature of David and Bathsheba and the death of Uriah (pasted onto the page), with notes in the hand of Carolus Peutinger. Image taken from f. 1v of .

Goblet
King David from BL Harley 2953, f. 20v

King David from BL Harley 2953, f. 20v

Full-page miniature of king David playing the Psaltery (probably added) at the beginning of the Psalms. Image taken from f. 20v of .

Cabinet
Arms of Konrad Peutinger and Margareta Welser from BL Harley 2953, f. 21

Arms of Konrad Peutinger and Margareta Welser from BL Harley 2953, f. ...

Decorated initial 'B'(eatus) combined with a border with naturalistic flowers, and a wild man with a bow and a lady holding the coats of arms of Konrad Peutinger and Margareta Welser. Image taken from f. 21 of ... more

Christopher from BL Harley 2953, f. 211

Christopher from BL Harley 2953, f. 211

Miniature of Christopher carrying the Christ Child (pasted onto the page). Image taken from f. 211 of .

Maximilian Armet

Maximilian Armet

probably Augsburg

Portions of a Field Armor

Portions of a Field Armor

These pieces were once part of a complete armor designed for use in battle. Its missing parts include the helmet, collar, gauntlets, and leg defenses. Even though incomplete, this armor is notable for the quali... more

Burgonet

Burgonet

Designed for service on foot or horseback, this burgonet is a rare example of a type that was popular in the German lands and Italy through the first four decades of the sixteenth century, and notable for the h... more

Falling Buffe
Escutcheon Plate with the Device of Ottheinrich, Count Palatine of the Rhine (1502–1559)

Escutcheon Plate with the Device of Ottheinrich, Count Palatine of the...

Initially intended to reinforce the shaffron in the vulnerable forehead region, escutcheon plates became increasingly decorative in the sixteenth century, providing a prominent surface for heraldic display, per... more

Escutcheon Plate of a Shaffron (Horse's Head Defense)

Escutcheon Plate of a Shaffron (Horse's Head Defense)

Escutcheon plates probably developed from early reinforces but were later employed primarily for the display of dynastic arms or personal imprese. Occasionally they also incorporated more fanciful motifs of pur... more

Armet with Mask Visor in Form of a Rooster

Armet with Mask Visor in Form of a Rooster

This helmet is remarkable for the three-dimensional figure of a rooster's head in the center of the visor, which is an outstanding example of sculpture in steel and is unprecedented even among mask visors. prob... more

Breastplate with Tassets

Breastplate with Tassets

Originally this armor would have included a matching helmet, arm defenses, and gauntlets. Although finely decorated, it was designed for practical use and probably belonged to a courtier serving in the armies o... more

Arm Defense for Right Arm

Arm Defense for Right Arm

probably Augsburg

Burgonet

Burgonet

probably Augsburg

Pate Defense

Pate Defense

probably Augsburg

Trellised Targe for the Tilt

Trellised Targe for the Tilt

In keeping score at tournaments, the heralds awarded extra points if a lance struck solidly enough to break. The raised trellislike bands on this tilt targe were intended to catch the lance, making it more like... more

Wheellock Pistol

Wheellock Pistol

The sheathing of the stock in plaques of gilt copper with raised strapwork ornament is highly unusal but recalls clock cases, powder flasks, and other decorative metal objects made in Augsburg. Augsburg

Close Helmet from a Garniture Made for a Member of the d'Avalos Family

Close Helmet from a Garniture Made for a Member of the d'Avalos Family

This helmet was originally part of a complete field armor made for a member of the d’Avalos family, probably Ferrante Francesco d’Avalos (1531–1571), marquis of Vasto, who served the king of Spain as governor o... more

Shield

Shield

The three lions, masterfully embossed in low relief, refer to the heraldic arms of the shield's owner, who unfortunately is not identified. Since the shield is recorded as having come from Spain in the early ni... more

Pommel Plate

Pommel Plate

The etched decoration of this pommel plate, consisting of interlaced strapwork enclosing heraldically displayed eagles, is very similar to that on an armor in the Hofjagd- und Rüstkammer, Vienna, which was made... more

Cantle Plate

Cantle Plate

This cantle plate was part of a large garniture made in Augsburg in 1563 for Wolfgang von Zweibrücken-Veldenz (1526–1569), Count Palatine of the Rhine. The remainder of the garniture, readily identifiable owing... more

Cantle Plate

Cantle Plate

Augsburg or Nuremberg, Bavaria

Shaffron (Horse's Head Defense)

Shaffron (Horse's Head Defense)

The fine quality of the hammer-work, the elegant form, and the decorative washers and plume-holder of brass are stylistic features pointing to an Augsburg origin. The shaffron probably was made to accompany a p... more

Close Helmet for the Tilt

Close Helmet for the Tilt

The helmet is part of a richly decorated armor made for one of the princes Radziwill of Poland for use in the field and the tournament. The Polish eagle appears in the etched ornament; the date 1573 is etched o... more

Shield of Sir John Smythe (1534–1607)

Shield of Sir John Smythe (1534–1607)

This beautifully decorated shield belonged to a small garniture made for the Elizabethan courtier Sir John Smythe (1534–1607). Most of the garniture appears to have been made in Augsburg, though additional piec... more

Double-Barreled, Double-Wheellock Pistol

Double-Barreled, Double-Wheellock Pistol

Although most sixteenth-century firearms were single-shot, gunmakers sometimes experimented with various multishot weapons. This example gave two shots, each barrel having its own wheellock. The metal stock, pr... more