Object Title

Spanner

Spanner

Date

1471-1499

Object Number

II.167 O

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, one of 52 items purchased together. From the Imperial Armoury, Vienna.

Dimensions

ArmourWeight29.91kg
Right socketWeight3.26kg
Left socketWeight3.75kg
VamplateWeight5.45kg
TotalWeight51.26kg
GrandguardWeight9.19kg

Associations

Places Germany

Bibliographic References

Claude Blair, European Armour, B.T. Batsford Ltd., London, 1958, p.200-1, 222-23 cuirass, reinforcing cuisse.

A.R. Dufty and W. Reid, European Armour in the Tower of London, 1968, plate VIII, IX tilt armour, CXXXIII, CXLV details.