Object Title

Right cuisse

Right cuisse

Date

1540-1550

Object Number

III.836

Physical Description

An extension is attached to the top of the cuisse by a peg and two turning-pins. Decorated with recessed bands of etched trophies and scrolling foliage.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Length: cm ( 18 in.) Weight: kg ( 1 lb 15 oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

None

Associations

Notes

The style of the decoration is very similar the that ofthe
armour of Philip pf Spain (1527-1598), no.II.12 in the Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna. See also III.713, III.738, III.810, III.124.
Also Back and breast with tassets. coll R. Wigington, Stratford, Neg. 6761,6762
:Titian. Giovanni Battista di Castaldo, c.1548. Sotheby,8.12.1971.
:Kassel. L÷wenburg GKI.11345
:Pauldron Keinbusch 191.