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Object Title

Rennzeug - Jousting Armour

Rennzeug - Jousting Armour

Date

1471-1499

Object Number

II.167

Provenance

Purchased from the National Magazine Co. (W R Hearst collection, St. Donat's Castle, Wales) October 1952, with the help of the Pilgrim Trust, National Art Collections Fund and a special Exchequer Grant, one of 52 items purchased. From the Imperial Armoury, Vienna.

Physical Description

Includes a blind shaffron and a combination spanner/screwdriver.

Dimensions

OverallDepth790 mm
OverallHeight1340 mm
OverallWeight51.26 kg
OverallWidth735 mm
ArmourWeight29.91 kg
Right socketWeight3.26 kg
Left socketWeight3.75 kg
VamplateWeight5.45 kg
GrandguardWeight9.19 kg

Associations

Bibliographic References

Claude Blair, European Armour, B.T. Batsford Ltd., London, 1958, p.200-1, 222-23 cuirass, reinforcing cuisse.

A.R. Dufty and W. Reid, European Armour in the Tower of London, 1968, plate VIII, IX tilt armour, CXXXIII, CXLV details.

C. Paggiarino, The Royal Armouries, masterpieces of medieval and renaissance arms and armour, Milan, 2011, volume 1

Image of Rennzeug for the Scharfrennen. Jousting Armour. II.167
Image of Rennzeug for the Scharfrennen. Jousting Armour. II.167
Image of Rennzeug for the Scharfrennen. Jousting Armour. II.167
Image of Rennzeug for the Scharfrennen. Jousting Armour. II.167
Image of Rennzeug for the Scharfrennen. Jousting Armour. II.167
Image of Rennzeug for the Scharfrennen. Jousting Armour. II.167
Image of Rennzeug for the Scharfrennen. Jousting Armour. II.167
Image of Rennzeug for the Scharfrennen. Jousting Armour. II.167
Image of Shaffron for the Scharfrennen. Jousting Armour. II.167
Image of Rennzeug - Jousting Armour for the Scharfrennen
Image of Rennzeug - Jousting Armour for the Scharfrennen
Image of Rennzeug - Jousting Armour for the Scharfrennen
Image of Rennzeug - Jousting Armour for the Scharfrennen
Image of Rennzeug - Jousting Armour for the Scharfrennen
Image of Rennzeug - Jousting Armour for the Scharfrennen
Image of Rennzeug - Jousting Armour for the Scharfrennen
Image of Rennzeug - Jousting Armour for the Scharfrennen
Image of Rennzeug - Jousting Armour for the Scharfrennen
Image of Rennzeug - Jousting Armour for the Scharfrennen
Image of Rennzeug - Jousting Armour for the Scharfrennen
Image of Rennzeug - Jousting Armour for the Scharfrennen
Image of Rennzeug - Jousting Armour for the Scharfrennen
Image of Rennzeug - Jousting Armour for the Scharfrennen
Image of Rennzeug - Jousting Armour for the Scharfrennen
Image of Rennzeug - Jousting Armour for the Scharfrennen
Image of Rennzeug - Jousting Armour for the Scharfrennen
Image of Rennzeug - Jousting Armour for the Scharfrennen
Image of Rennzeug - Jousting Armour for the Scharfrennen
Image of Rennzeug - Jousting Armour for the Scharfrennen
Image of Rennzeug - Jousting Armour for the Scharfrennen