Object Title

Saddle steel

Saddle steel

Date

1535-1545

Object Number

VI.98 B

Provenance

Probably transferred from Greenwich, 1649.

Physical Description

Cantle plate. Etched and gilt with arabesques and foliage.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Front: height: 60mm; width: 80mm; depth: 8 mm; Back: height: 60mm; width: 70mm; depth: 20mm Weight: Cantle 4 lb 14 oz

Inscriptions and Marks

none

Bibliographic References

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

G Rimer, T Richardson and J P D Cooper, Henry VIII: arms and the man, Leeds, 2009,

Notes

Valued as a pair with VI.98 A. RC2: Permission to lend required from the sovereign.