25 Items of Weapons and Accessories by Various artists

17th and 18th century Scottish weapons, including a tooled and silver-mounted targe, carried at Sherrifmuir (1715) by the Marquis of Huntly.


Details

Medium:
Metal
Art Fund grant:
£441 ( Total: £882)
Acquired in:
1952
Vendor:
Sotheby's

Also basket hilted swords, powder horns, a targe, 2 sporrans and 3 Highland ring brooches.

Provenance

Major J Milne-Davidson; (Sherrifmuir targe previously from the collection of the Dukes of Richmond and Gordon).

Venue details

National Museum of Scotland Chambers Street, EDINBURGH Edinburgh EH1 1JF 0300 123 6789 www.nms.ac.uk

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