Object Title

tasset lame

tasset lame

Date

about 1590

Object Number

III.4799

Provenance

Purchased at auction from Bonhams, Knightsbridge, on 18 April 2012. Auction 19793, Antique Arms and Armour, lot 114 (with III.4798). The Hospitaller Order of the Knights of St John of Jerusalem at Malta. The Order remained in Malta until 1798 when General Napoleon Bonaparte expelled the Hospitallers from the island. Napoleon seized some of the armour, which in turn was taken from the French by the British.

Associations

Places Italy