Object Title

Breastplate

Breastplate

Date

1560-1570

Object Number

III.1478

Provenance

Transferred from the Rotunda Museum of Artillery, Woolwich, 1978.

Physical Description

Slightly rounded peascod form. Flanged at the waist with fauld plate. Roped inward turns. Decorated with embossed volutes. Left gusset missing.

Dimensions

Weight: kg ( 5 lb 5 oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped on the left MA 2198.

Associations

Places Italy

Bibliographic References

Official Catalogue of the Museum of Artillery in the Rotunda, Woolwich, London, 1873 p.137, MA 2198

Official Catalogue of the Museum of Artillery in the Rotunda, Woolwich, London, 1906, p.148, no. 16/135

Catalogue of the Museum of Artillery in the Rotunda at Woolwich, London, 1963, Vol 2, p. 58, no. 16/104

Notes

Probably from Malta, 1826.