Object Title

Backplate

Backplate

Date

1671-1699

Object Number

III.420

Provenance

Possibly Old Tower Collection.

Physical Description

Of heavy metal shaped to the shoulders. All the edges are plain, and the neck and arm edges are decorated with file roping. A triple incised line runs down the centre, and a single line borders the flange. At the right is a proof mark. Lamination visible at the sides and flange edge suggest this is possibly of duplex construction. The exterior is bright but patinated.

Materials

Dimensions

Dimensions: height 380 mm, width 360 mm Weight: 4787 g

Inscriptions and Marks

None.

Associations