Object Title

Breastplate

Breastplate

Date

1640

Object Number

II.230

Provenance

Tower arsenal.

Physical Description

With a raised neck and medial ridge terminating in a point at the waist, which dips down to the centre and has a medium-width flange. The neck, flange and arm edges are inwardly turned, and the neck and flange are bordered by decorative round headed rivets the flange and arms by single incised lines. At either arm there is a mushroom headed stud for the shoulder straps. There are two drilled suspension holes at the shoulders and arms. At the left is a proof mark. The surface is bright and filed. The left end of the flange is broken off.

Dimensions

Dimensions: height 400 mm, width 355 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

None.

Associations

Notes

VALUED AS AW HOLE