Object Title

Saddle steel

Saddle steel

Date

1520

Object Number

VI.100

Provenance

Old Tower Collection

Physical Description

The bow is of three plates, two side pieces and a separate pommel. A restored plate joins the side pieces but does not incorporate attachment for the pommel. Embossed with groups of radiating flutes. Identified with a small patch of concentric corrosion, January 2005.

Dimensions

Dimensions: height: 420 mm (16.6 in); width: 615 mm (24.3 in); pommel height: 195 mm (7.7 in); width: 198 mm (7.8 in) Weight: 850 g (1 lb 14 oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

none

Associations

Notes

Valued as a pair to VI.101. The saddle from which these were removed is VI.499.