Object Title

Lower cannon of a left vambrace

Lower cannon of a left vambrace

Date

1565-1585

Object Number

III.3645

Provenance

Bowyer Tower,AS 33. Found associated with III.3643, III.3644.

Physical Description

Inward turned edge bordered by file-roped rib. Etched with four bands of animals and trees.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Length: 242 mm; max diameter: 110 mm Weight: 426 g

Inscriptions and Marks

None visible.

Associations

Places Italy

Bibliographic References

Watts,K 1998 the armour of tehe Knights of St John, Malta. Royal Armouries Yearbook 3

Notes

belonging to an armour known as the Clasped Hands Armour. Other parts are: breastplate (Malta 1522), backplate (Malta 1523), left pauldron (Malta PA174), pair of tassets (II.47), right gautlet (III.2520)