Object Title

Left vambrace

Left vambrace

Date

1570

Object Number

III.2494

Provenance

Re-accessioned from Middle Flint Tower, 1987. Probably from one of the armours formerly on loan 7 to Dover Castle (II.53-62) from Malta, 1826.

Physical Description

Associated as a pair to III.2493. Formed of a turner, tubular upper cannon, three piece couter and a hinged two part lower cannon, having roped turns throughout. Bears traces of gold paint.

Inscriptions and Marks

none

Associations

Places Italy

Notes

Pair with III.2493. Same armour as breast III.2237, tassets III.2625 and 2626. Pauldron III.1068 associated. Vambrace III.2492 from same school.