Object Title

Codpiece

Codpiece

Date

1555-1565

Object Number

III.1403

Provenance

From the collection of Dr. Richard Williams, 1974 Bartell sale (Sothebys) 6/12/1951, lot 127

Physical Description

Forged from a single plate with flanged edge to fit behind the fauld and tassets of a cuirass. The end is upswept with a strong medial ridge and outer rim followed by bands of etched conventional foliage. The spring catch has broken away.

Inscriptions and Marks

None

Associations

Places Germany