Object Title

Pikeman's breastplate and tassets

Pikeman's breastplate and tassets



Object Number

II.165 C


Purchased 1950. Formerly in the Morgan Williams and Viscount Wolseley collections.

Physical Description

Consists of breastplate and left and right tassets attached by pairs of swivel hook. Bright and patinated.


Dimensions: Overall mounted height: 1750 mm, cuirass height: 700 mm, width: 460 mm, depth 360 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped 29 on breast and tassets.

Bibliographic References

T. Richardson, 'H. R. Robinson's 'Dutch armour of the seventeenth century'', The Journal of The Arms and Armour Society, vol.XIII, no.4, March 1991, pp.256-278, p.276, ill, fig, 20,21,22.