Object Title

Saddle steel

Saddle steel

Date

1535-1545

Object Number

VI.98 A

Provenance

Probably transferred from Greenwich, 1649.

Physical Description

Bow plate. Etched and gilt with arabesques and foliage.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Front: height: 60mm; width: 80mm; depth: 8; Back: height: 60mm; width: 70mm; depth: 20mm; Weight: Bow 4 lb 2 oz

Inscriptions and Marks

none

Associations

Bibliographic References

A.R. Dufty and W. Reid, European Armour in the Tower of London, 1968, plate CLIV.

Notes

Valued as a pair with VI.98 B. RC2: Permission to lend required from the sovereign.