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Probably by Francesco Negroli (Italian, died before December 1519). Backplate, ca. 1505–10. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Purchase, Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Gift, 2014 (2014.154) | This work is featured in our Arms and Armor Notable Acquisitions 2003–2014 exhibition on view through December 6, 2015.

Norman Knight Mounted

GERMANY | Tournament or Cavalry Shield, ca. 1450. German. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Mrs. Florence Blumenthal, 1925 (25.26.1) #WorldCup

Gauntlet for the Right Hand, ca. 1550–60. Italian, Milan. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Bashford Dean Memorial Collection, Funds from various donors, 1929 (29.158.215) | This gauntlet is finely decorated with trophies or panoplies of arms, consisting of armor parts, weapons, musical instruments, and ribbons arranged in bands and set on a dotted ground.

Hospitaler knight in the Holy Land

Burgonet, ca. 1610. French. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Purchase, Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Bequest, 2013 (2013.953) | This work is featured in our Arms and Armor Notable Acquisitions 2003–2014 exhibition on view through December 6, 2015.

Конный воин новгородского тысячного полка. Защитное вооружение воина включает длиннорукавую западноевроп. кольчугу, чешуйчатый панцирь с пристяжными оплечьями и пристяжной кожаной юбкой. Доспех спереди и сзади усилен зерцальными пластинами. Верх панциря закрывает кожаное ожерелье, а шею – стеганый воротник. Шлем куполовидный, поверх него надет расписной кожаный чехол. Воин вооружен полутороручным мечом, западноевроп. кинжалом и булавой. Плащ заправлен за зеркальные ремни по обычаю того…