Object Title

Breastplate

Breastplate

Date

1620-1625

Object Number

III.209

Provenance

Captured from a French ship at the seige of La Rochelle in 1627.

Physical Description

Found with small spots of corrosion, 14 January 2003, close to but not actually concentric. Found one small patch of concentric corrosion in a different area, upper centre, June 2005. Incised TOIRAS.

Dimensions

Dimensions: height 470 mm, width at arms 350 mm Weight: 5 lb 4 oz

Inscriptions and Marks

Inside I at angle of flange, 13 wedges at left.

Associations

Places France

Notes

Pair to III.237, which has the same construction mark.