Object Title

Archer's bracer

Archer's bracer

Date

1571-1599

Object Number

XI.94

Provenance

Purchased from the National Magazine Co. (W R Hearst collection) October 1952, with the help of the Pilgrim Trust, National Art Collections Fund and a special Exchequer Grant. This is one of 52 items purchased together. Purchased from J. Doley October 1936.

Physical Description

Made of ivory for Presentation. Of ivory, made from a large tusk, curved and tapered to the shape of the forearm, shaped at the upper end and square at the lower. The edges is bordered by incised lines, in the centre is engraved the letter N in script. Two pairs of holes are pierced at either edge to secure the straps.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 166 mm (6.6 in) Weight: 0.1134 kg (4 oz)

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