Object Title

Anime breastplate

Anime breastplate

Date

1590

Object Number

III.90

Provenance

Purchased at the Bernal Sale in 1855. Or purchased from Malta, 1826, Dillon III.28, Hewitt III.514.

Physical Description

Consists of eleven horizontal lames. Decorated with ogival cusping at the centre and ends. A leaf pattern is embossed on the topmost plate. A buckle is riveted to each shoulder. Bright with some patination. Breastplate to III.91

Dimensions

Weight: kg ( 4 lb 12 oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

none visible

Associations

Notes

According to the MS inventory I.11, from Malta; not in Hewitt, 1858. C.1870-1896. III.514; 1896-1916, III.288-9. Valued with III.91