Object Title

Backplate

Backplate

Date

1585-1595

Object Number

III.1161 b

Provenance

From Brancepeth Castle (Viscount Boyne), presented by Mr F.H. Cripps-Day, 1942. Sotheby's 23 November, 1922, Lot 207.

Physical Description

The backplate matches the breastplate (III.1161 A) The surface of the plates is a bluish black colour, possibly the original finish. There are traces of a gilt border round the edges

Dimensions

Weight: backplate 5 lb 14 oz

Inscriptions and Marks

None

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