Object Title

Buckler

Buckler

Date

1571-1599

Object Number

V.47

Provenance

Purchased from the Alton Towers Sale, 1857

Physical Description

Made of steel and of small size. It has a flat rim with a hollow, half-turned edge, the centre formed into a pointed, facetted boss to facilitate the hand. The grip is riveted to the back with four rivets - two at each end.

Techniques

Riveted

Materials

Dimensions

OverallWeight255 g
OverallWidth178 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

none

Associations

Places Europe