Object Title

Breastplate

Breastplate

Date

1650

Object Number

II.356

Provenance

Tower arsenal.

Physical Description

The breastplate has a raised neck, a medial keel terminating in a point at the waist and a narrow flange. The arm and neck edges have plain inward turns. At either side of the chest is a mushroom-headed stud for the shoulder straps. At the left are two proof marks. It is black from the hammer.

Dimensions

Dimensions: height 420 mm, width 352 mm Weight: 4450 g

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped combined TR and helmeted A.

Associations

Places England

Notes

VALUED AS A WHOLE