Object Title

Left vambrace

Left vambrace

Date

1574-1599

Object Number

III.759

Provenance

From Malta, 1826.

Physical Description

Comprising turner, couter and lower cannon. Etched and gilt.

Dimensions

Dimensions: length 400 mm, width 130 mm, depth 190 mm Weight: 0.95kg

Bibliographic References

Watts,K 1998 The armour of the Knights of St John, Malta. Royal Armouries Yearbook 3

Notes

belonging to an armour known as the Chevron Pompeo Armour. Other parts are: backplate (Malta 1393), shield (Malta 162), right vambrace (Malta 1533), left pauldron (Malta 137), gorget (Malta Laking 91), Breastplate (Royal Coll., Sandringham XXXXC), right tasset (Royal Coll., Sandringham XXXXD), left tasset (Royal Coll., Sandringham XXXXD), right pauldron (Chicago Art Inst. 1982.2626)