Medieval & Gothic
I present to you the news of Tartar Miniatures- November. European Knight, XIV century Sculpted by Oleg Олег Погосян Boxart by Sergey Popovichenko. 75mm resin kit… For this knight I chose heraldry of Zawisza Czarny, the famous Polish knight. Zawisza served in the army of Holy Roman Emperor Sigismund. When news of the campaign against the Teutonic Order Jagiello Zawisza hastened to Poland and fought in the Battle of Tannenberg (1410). Played important assignments Jagiello at the Counc
Armour of the Ottoman Empire. 16th to 17th century krug (cuirass/chest armor) with Saint-Irene Arsenal mark, complete with cotton fringes, worn by fully armored cavalryman in conjunction with migfer (helmet), dizcek (cuisse or knee and thigh armor), zirah (mail shirt), kolluk/bazu band (vambrace/arm guards), and kolçak (greaves or shin armor).
Ottoman armored boot, 16th century, steel plates connected by round riveted mail, height 415 mm, length 300 mmm, weight 2.85 kg. The plates covering the outside of the leg (the left) are extensively repairs and very little of the original remains. Royal Armouries.
Photo by Auguste Francois, ca 1870, depicting Su Yuanchun, (1844-1908 AD) a Manchu general in Guangxi. A tough illiterate Manchu, Su Yuanchun was one of the last great warrior Manchus. He distinguished himself in the field and made it from a simple soldier to a distinguished general in a time when the Qing fought battles against modern firearms with sabers, spears, bows, arrows and matchlock muskets. He commanded a force against the French at the battle of Zhennan Passwhich and won.
Tibetan cavalry armor, 18th to 19th century, possible Bhutanese and Nepalese elements, iron, gold, copper alloy, wood, leather, and textile, assembled based on photographs taken in the 1930s and 1940s in the Tibetan capital of Lhasa during the Great Prayer Festival. The photographs showed troops of ceremonial armored cavalry, who wore a standardized set of equipment as stipulated by the central government of Tibet probably from the mid-seventeenth or eighteenth century onward. Met museum.