Object Title

Pikeman's breastplate

Pikeman's breastplate

Date

1620

Object Number

III.3412 A

Provenance

Tower arsenal.

Physical Description

Breastplate (A) and tassets (B-C) detached.

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped with a crowned IR and an illegible mark, probably pearled A.

Associations

Places England

Notes

Typographically this piece is reminiscent of work by Edward Ansley, which suggests that the illegible mark might be a pearled A. The tassets are detached from the breastplate, and are in different location ( Store 1, 82, G).