Object Title

Right arm defence (pauldron, vambrace and couter)

Right arm defence (pauldron, vambrace and couter)

Date

1570

Object Number

II.182 B

Provenance

From the collection of the Duke of Westminster, 1959

Associations

Places Italy, Milan

Bibliographic References

A.R. Dufty and W. Reid, European Armour in the Tower of London, 1968, plate CI helmet.

Notes

These pieces form part of a foot tournament armour, the signed breastplate of which is in the Musée de l'Armée, Paris, no. G.Po.745 (J-P Reverseau, Les armes et la vie, Paris, 1982: 126, fig. 17; see A V B Norman, Wallace Collection catalogues, European arms and armour supplement, London, 1986, nos A442-3).