Object Title

Vamplate

Vamplate

Date

1500

Object Number

III.3244

Provenance

Unknown. Displayed in 1989 with the composite stechzeug III.96 etc

Physical Description

It is made in one piece, circular, and embossed forward in a smooth curve to the central lance hole. The edges are plain, the outer edge originally bordered by nineteen round-headed iron lining rivets with circular internal washers of, which one is missing, retaining a complete leather lining band. The edge of the hole was bordered by eleven similar lining rivets, of which one is missing, retaining a near complete leather-lining band. The exterior is bright. The exterior is characterised by numerous narrow, radial, hammer marks; and by numerous blobs of white paint.

Dimensions

Dimensions: External diameter 201 mm (11.0 in.), Internal diameter 98 mm (4.0 in.), 78 mm (3.1 in.) Weight: 580 g (1 lb 4 ? oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

None.

Associations

Places Germany