Object Title

Saddle steel

Saddle steel

Date

1607-1617

Object Number

VI.119

Provenance

Old Tower collection.

Physical Description

Bow plate. Originally of three plates the central plate now missing. The side plates have two D's for attaching holsters. Decorated en suite with the armour, consisting of an all engraved scrolling floral ornament entirely gilt.

Dimensions

Bow plateWeight0.9lb

Inscriptions and Marks

None

Associations

Places Netherlands

Notes

Valued as a pair to VI.120. The shaffron belonging to II.91 is catalogued under VI.60. RC2: Permission to lend required from the sovereign.