Object Title

Three-quarter field armour

Three-quarter field armour

Date

1560

Object Number

II.265

Provenance

From the collection of Dr. Richard Williams, 1974. Sold Sotheby's 4 December 1953, lot 106.

Physical Description

Composed of pieces from a large series of similar armours made in Nuremberg. Consisting of close helmet with moveable fall or peak, gorget, breast and back, tassets each of six plates, cod-piece, pauldrons of spaudler type, and vambraces, gauntlets (see separate entry) and cuishes.

Inscriptions and Marks

Backplate has 'SR' mark of Stephan Rormoser of Innsbruck

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