Object Title

Pikeman's breastplate

Pikeman's breastplate

Date

1620

Object Number

III.4471

Provenance

Tower arsenal. From Soft Store (found about 1989).

Physical Description

With a deep vestigial peascod, and recessed borders expanding into central cusps at the arms and neck, and a vertical recessed panel on the fauld.

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped WC, small in a recessed rectangle, for the maker, probably William Coxe, and crowned IR.

Associations

Places England

Notes

Probably originally numbered a Class II. Found together with III.4470, III.4472, III.4473, III.4474, IV.1699.