Object Title

Left pauldron and vambrace

Left pauldron and vambrace

Date

1510-1520

Object Number

III.755 A

Provenance

Old Tower collection.

Physical Description

A left spaudler and vambrace, B left reinforcing couter, C right spaudler and vambrace, D right reinforcing couter. Fluted in the Maximilian style. The point of each elbow decorated with an embossed and hatched cinquefoil. The wings of the couters detachable. Identified with a trace of concentric corrosion, January 2005 on the left spaudler.

Inscriptions and Marks

None

Bibliographic References

P Connor (ed) All the Queen's horses, Lexington, Kentucky Horse Park, 2003:

Notes

Mounted on armour II.14, 29 December 1947, so possibly transferred to that.According to IBE the arms of II.14 are those described in III.755. An almost identical pair of vambraces are mounted on a composite armour at Warwick Castle.