Object Title

Lower cannon of a vambrace

Lower cannon of a vambrace

Date

1601-1630

Object Number

III.3795

Provenance

Bowyer Tower AS 47 (1991). Where it was found riveted to pauldron and couter III.3794. Now separated, June 1991.

Physical Description

Of tubular form, tapering slightly to the wrist. It is formed of a front and rear plate, joined at the rear by a single internal rivet and closed at the front by a sprung stud. The lower edge has a plain inward turn bordered by a single incised line. The upper edge of the front plate, where it is cut away, is concave to accomodatethe inside of the elbow, and has a similar turn and border. Bright but heavily oxidised.

Inscriptions and Marks

none

Associations

Places Netherlands