Object Title

Saddle steel

Saddle steel

Date

1575-1585

Object Number

VI.115

Provenance

Old Tower Collection. Bequeathed by Sir John Smythe to James I in 1607, at Greenwich in 1611, brought to the Tower in 1649, sent to Windsor Castle in 1686 and returned to Tower in 1914.

Physical Description

Cantle plate of saddle steels.

Dimensions

Dimensions: All three saddle steels mounted together: height 600mm; width 600mm

Inscriptions and Marks

none

Associations

Bibliographic References

C. Paggiarino, The Royal Armouries, masterpieces of medieval and renaissance arms and armour, Milan, 2011 volume 2

Notes

RC2: Permission to lend required from the sovereign.