Object Title

Left pauldron and vambrace

Left pauldron and vambrace

Date

1540-1550

Object Number

III.738

Provenance

Old Tower Collection.

Physical Description

the main plate of the pauldron has a narrow articulated lame above and three below. The upper cannon is from a right vambrace, the couter has a lame above and below. The lower cannon is hanged and fastens with a stud. Couter and lower cannon are severely corroded.

Inscriptions and Marks

none

Associations

Notes

The style of the decoration is very similar the that of the armour of Philip of Spain (1527-1598), no.II.12 in the Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna. See also III.713, III.810. 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.