Object Title

Breastplate

Breastplate

Date

1855-1865

Object Number

III.4109

Provenance

Old Tower Collection. Found Bowyer Tower.

Physical Description

The central area of the breast has been multiply pierced, dented and cut, apparently by a sword. A later suspension hole has been crudely pierced at the centre of the right shoulder. Bright with extensive patination.

Dimensions

Weight: 1.68 kg ( 3 lb 11 oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

Struck externally at the left of the waist with a crowned broad arrow, and further in with No.3 over a crowned 8.

Associations

Places England