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Topic: jousts

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Lance Head for the Joust of Peace

Lance Head for the Joust of Peace

This four-pronged lance head was used in the Gestech, a joust with blunted lances.

Lance Head for the Joust of War

Lance Head for the Joust of War

This pointed lance head was intended for the Scharfrennen or similar jousts fought with sharp lances.

Lance Head for the Joust of War

Lance Head for the Joust of War

This pointed lance head was intended for the Scharfrennen or similar jousts fought with sharp lances.

Armor for the Joust of Peace

Armor for the Joust of Peace

This colorful equestrian figure is a faithful reconstruction of a German jouster of ca. 1500. Among the Metropolitan Museum’s earliest acquisitions of arms and armor, purchased with the Duc de Dino Collection i... more

Helm for the Joust of Peace (Stechhelm)

Helm for the Joust of Peace (Stechhelm)

The Stechhelm formed part of a highly specialized tournament armor worn solely for the Gestech, or German joust, fought with blunted lances. The object was to break lances or to unhorse the opponent. This helme... more

Jousting Armor

Jousting Armor

This colorful equestrian figure is a faithful reconstruction of a German jouster of ca. 1500. Among the Metropolitan Museum’s earliest acquisitions of arms and armor, purchased with the Duc de Dino Collection i... more

Jousting Sallet Made for Louis II (1506–1526), King of Hungary and Bohemia

Jousting Sallet Made for Louis II (1506–1526), King of Hungary and Boh...

The helmet was intended for the Scharfrennen, a joust fought by two mounted contestants armed with sharp lances. The conjoined initials L and M, for Louis II of Hungary (1506–1526) and his wife, Maria of Austri... more

Jousting Armor (Rennzeug) 
and Matching Half-Shaffron

Jousting Armor (Rennzeug) and Matching Half-Shaffron

This armor was intended for use in the Scharfrennen, a joust fought in an open field by two contestants mounted on horses and armed with relatively sharp lances. The sport remained popular at the court of the p... more

Jousting Armor (Rennzeug) 
and Matching Half-Shaffron

Jousting Armor (Rennzeug) and Matching Half-Shaffron

This armor was intended for use in the Scharfrennen, a joust fought in an open field by two contestants mounted on horses and armed with relatively sharp lances. The sport remained popular at the court of the p... more

Jousting Armor

Jousting Armor

Left Vambrace attributed to Anton Peffenhauser (German, Augsburg, 1525–1603) Augsburg

Jousting Helm

Jousting Helm

Very little Italian tournament armor survives from the fifteenth century, making this helm very rare. It was designed for use in the joust, a contest between two mounted combatants armed with blunted lances. Th... more