Object Title

Peytral

Peytral

Date

1565-1575

Object Number

VI.19

Provenance

Acquired in 1840 from the dealer Samuel Pratt having been purchased by him from Count Oddi of Padua. Much of the Oddi armour had originally come from the armoury of the Capodalista family. the saddle VI.396 was also purchased at the same time.

Physical Description

Formed of three plates. Decorated with vertical bands of etching.

Inscriptions and Marks

none

Associations

Bibliographic References

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

Scottish Art Review, Vol XII, No.2, 1969 Special number.

L.G. Boccia, F. Rosi, M. Morin, Armi e Armature Lombarde, Milan, 1980, p.145, pl.164.