Object Title

Cuirassier armour

Cuirassier armour

Date

1630

Object Number

II.106

Provenance

Tower arsenal.

Physical Description

Composite, comprising a close helmet, breatstplate and backplate, gorget, pair of tassets, pair of vambraces, right gauntlet, left long elbow gauntlet. The close helmet has a skull of about 1520, a late 16th century vizor and upper and lower bevor, and early 17th century gorget plates. The breastplate is plain, and the backplate is bordered by double incised lines. The right vambrace has double incised line borders, the left is plain. The right gauntlet is Italian, late 16th century.

Associations

Places Netherlands