Object Title

Pikeman's gorget

Pikeman's gorget

Date

1640

Object Number

III.3086

Provenance

Tower arsenal. Transferred from II.99 on 18 April 1989, when the breastplate, formerly III.2429, was reunited with the armour.

Physical Description

Made in one piece front and rear with a raised neck. Plain inward turns with recessed borders. Bright.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Height: 14.9 cm (5.9 in), Width: 28.0 cm (11.0 in), Depth: 21.0 cm (8.3 in)

Inscriptions and Marks

Struck at the point at the front SH for the maker. Inside, at the angle of the neck of each plate, is chiselled the construction mark II.

Associations

Places England