Object Title

Shaffron

Shaffron

Date

1530-1540

Object Number

VI.45

Provenance

Old Tower Collection.

Physical Description

The main plate is made in one piece with separate ears attached by rivets. The main edges have roped inward turns with recessed borders. The edges all retain their original flush lining rivets. The shaffron has broken at the top where the original poll plate was attached, and has a modern welded repair at that point. It has a large faceted roundel attached by a modern nut and bolt.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Height: 630 mm (24.7 in); width: 258 mm (10.1 in) Weight: 1535 g (3 lb 6 oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

none

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