Object Title

Breastplate

Breastplate

Date

1590

Object Number

III.1266

Provenance

Purchased at auction, Sotheby's, 1951 lot 68. Originally from Farleigh Castle and the collection of Major H D Barnes.

Physical Description

Of peascod form. Altered in the 17th century by the addition of pierced studs and swivel hooks for the attachment of shoulder straps. Bright and patinated.

Dimensions

Dimensions: height 500 mm, width 385 mm, depth 200 mm Weight: 5 lb 13 oz

Inscriptions and Marks

None.

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