Object Title

Plates from a pauldron

Plates from a pauldron

Date

1500

Object Number

III.1125

Provenance

Transferred from the Rotunda Museum of Artillery, Woolwich, 1927. From Rhodes, acquired by Sir J. Lefroy 1867.

Physical Description

See III.1124. Both pieces are riveted together.

Dimensions

Dimensions: with III.1124: height 228 mm, width 252 mm, depth 187 mm

Associations

Bibliographic References

Official Catalogue of the Museum of Artillery in the Rotunda, Woolwich, London, 1873: 140, MA 2358-9

Official Catalogue of the Museum of Artillery in the Rotunda, Woolwich, London, 1889: 150, no. 16/273-4

W J Karcheski Jr and T Richardson, The medieval armour from Rhodes, Leeds, Royal Armouries 2000: no. 7.7

Notes

The rounded form of this pauldron is comparable to a Western European example in Helmingham hall, Suffolk. Its construction is most unusual.