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Teapot, 1723/1724, hard-paste porcelain, polychrome enamels and gilding; Johann Gregor Höroldt, Meissen Porcelain Manufactory. Detroit Institute of Arts.
Teapot, 1723/1724, hard-paste porcelain, polychrome enamels and gilding; Johann Gregor Höroldt, Meissen Porcelain Manufactory. Detroit Institute of Arts.

THE MEDIEVAL ART OF SWORDPLAY

Saturday, May 17, 2014

2:00 PM

THE MEDIEVAL ART OF SWORDPLAY
 
Jeffrey Forgeng
Curator, Higgins Armory Museum
 
Saturday, May 17, 2 p.m.
Knights were once imagined as lumbering tin men, but recent discoveries found in forgotten manuscripts are redefining them as sophisticated martial artists. Witness
the cutting edge of modern research on the combat arts of the Middle Ages.
 
Sponsored by Visiting Committee for European Sculpture and Decorative Arts

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