Object Title

Pikeman's breastplate and tassets

Pikeman's breastplate and tassets

Date

1635-1645

Object Number

III.3414

Provenance

Old Tower Collection. Returned from loan to Dover Castle, 1989

Physical Description

Breastplate has low neck,medial keel terminating in a point.Tassets trapozoidal and embossed to simulate six lames. Painted black.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall, Height: 594 mm (23.4 in), Width: 522 mm (20.5 in), Breast plate, Height: 400 mm (15.7 in), Width: 358 mm (14.1 in), Tasset, Height: 255 mm (10.0 in), Width: 347 mm (13.7 in)

Inscriptions and Marks

Struck deeply at the neck with a crowned IR, and with a D for the maker.

Associations

Places England