Object Title

Right pauldron and upper cannon

Right pauldron and upper cannon

Date

1565-1585

Object Number

III.3698

Provenance

From Malta, 1826. Accessioned from Bowyer Tower AS 43.

Physical Description

Consists of five lames. Decorated with embossed volutes and etched. Formerly painted black, now bright but patinated.

Dimensions

Dimensions: height 290 mm, width 250 mm, depth 340 mm Weight: 1.05kg

Inscriptions and Marks

None.

Bibliographic References

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

Notes

belonging to an armour known as the Other Growing Leaf Armour. Other parts are: breastplate, (Malta PA326/a), backplate (Malta 1440), fauld lame (Malta PA328), lower cannon (Malta 1548), lowest lame of right tasset (III.716), upper part of left tasset (III.3524), left pauldron (Malta 176), right or left couter (II.38f), right or left couter (III.3809)