Object Title

Left vambrace

Left vambrace

Date

1500-1530

Object Number

III.4796

Provenance

Purchased from Thomas Del Mar Limited, London on 31 January 2012. Preserved in the Tollemache Armoury at Helmington Hall, Suffolk, since the 16th century. Six splints sold as lot 82 at Christie's, London, on 30 September 2010 to Thomas Del Mar.

Physical Description

Protecting the outside of the arm, comprising a spaulder of two plates, single plate upper cannon, couter, and single plate lower cannon with longitudinal slot, retaining buckles to the couter and lower plate. The leathers are modern.

Associations

Places Germany