"Polished iron (steel) with carved edges curling into volutes. Not a piece of armour, but an heraldic ""property"" intended to be painted with a coat-of-arms.
From Arlincourt Collection.
Provenance: Purchased by William Randolph Hearst from Arnold Seligmann, Rey & Co., Inc., April 24, 1924."
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Long Island University, Brookville, NY, http://liu.edu Photograph, William Randolph Hearst Archive, S/B lot 625, art. #245, Album 9, p. 50