Object Title

Saddle steel

Saddle steel

Date

1535-1545

Object Number

VI.99 B

Provenance

Old Tower collection. Probably transferred from the Palace at Greenwich about 1649. Transferred from Windsor, 1914.

Physical Description

Cantle plate. Etched with bands of scrolling foliage with traces of gilding.

Dimensions

Dimensions: saddle width: 760 mm (30.0 in); height: 570 mm (22.5 in); length: 620 mm (24.5 in) Weight: 4 lb

Inscriptions and Marks

none

Associations

Bibliographic References

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

Notes

Valued as a pair with VI.99 A. RC2: Permission to lend required from the sovereign.