Object Title

Shaffron

Shaffron

Date

1515-1535

Object Number

VI.34

Provenance

Possibly Old Tower Collection. Formerly united with VI.65 (crinet) to which it did not belong.

Physical Description

Fluted in Maximilian style. Crinet plate attached.

Dimensions

Weight: kg (4 lb 15 oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

none

Associations

Places Germany

Bibliographic References

Francis Grose, A Treatise on Ancient Armour and Weapons, London, 1786, Plate 24.

A.R. Dufty and W. Reid, European Armour in the Tower of London, 1968, plate V.

Notes

An almost identical chanfron retaining its nose piece is mounted with armour No.6 in the von Keinbusch collection, New York.