Object Title

Shaffron

Shaffron

Date

1515-1525

Object Number

VI.369

Provenance

Purchased from the National Magazine Co. (W R Hearst collection) October 1952, with the help of the Pilgrim Trust, National Art Collections Fund and a special Exchequer Grant, one of 52 items purchased together. From the Erbach collection, sold Galerie Fischer, Luzern 6-7 September 1932, lot 36.

Physical Description

Fluted and roped central ridge. Decorated with running foliage, grotesques, birds and animals with the hands making the sign of the Hornns and others the fico sign all on a cross-hatched ground.

Dimensions

Weight: kg ( 6 lb 5 oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

none

Associations

Bibliographic References

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