Object Title

Tilting socket

Tilting socket

Date

1485-1495

Object Number

III.1292

Provenance

Purchased from the National Magazine Co. (William Randolph Hearst Collection) October 1952, with the help of the Pilgrim Trust, the National Art Collections Fund and a special Exchequer Grant. one of 52 items purchased together. From the collections of Lord Brougham and Vaux, Brougham Hall, Penrith, sold at Christie's, 29 June 1933, lot 51

Physical Description

Shaped to the thigh and knee. The edges pierced with a row of closely placed holes for attaching the lining.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Length: 530mm, width: 395mm, depth: 240mm Weight: kg ( 4 lb 0 oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

none

Associations

Places Germany

Notes

'Additions to the armouries after 1916' says bought from Schlumberger (Schedelmann) Valued as a pair with III.1291