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    Fine Miniature Suit of Armor in the 16th Century German Style by Edward Granger, Paris. This suit is similar in model and detail to the preceding lot, but this example is accompanied by an associated halberd and broadsword, not original to the suit. This example is mounted on a similar oval plinth and as the figure is fully articulated and can be manipulated into different stances and poses. The miniatures made by Edward Granger come closest to being actual scale models of period armor and not simply artistic versions or interpretations of a suit from the period. This example, like the previous, is seldom seen on the market and is a handsome example of European craftsmanship. The plinth bears an ormolu escutcheon with the raised legend in a bronze shield reading: Armure/ Du 16th/Siecle. The lower maker's plaque is absent from this example. Height: 16-inches.
    Condition: Very good. Some losses or breakage to strapping which need repair. Metal showing a brown age patina with scattered light spotting. Base with some de-lamination of veneer and minor blemishes. Light wear overall.


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    Auction Dates
    September, 2011
    18th Sunday
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