Chanfrin

Chan´frin


n.1.The fore part of a horse's head.
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The armored horse in Europe' (15 February until 2006) at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, puts on display from the permanent collection little-seen examples of highly decorated saddles and armour exemplifying the chivalric ideal, such as this chanfrin by Kunz Lochner (Nuremberg, 1510-1567).