Object Title

Right vambrace

Right vambrace

Date

1570

Object Number

III.2492

Provenance

Re-accessioned from Middle Flint Tower, 1987. Probably from one of the armours formerly on loan 7 to Dover Castle (II.53-62) from Malta, 1826.

Physical Description

Formed of a turner, a tubular upper cannon, a three piece couter and two part lower cannon. Decorated with roped turns throughout. Bearing traces of gold paint.

Inscriptions and Marks

None visible

Associations

Places Italy

Notes

Same school as pair of vambraces III.2493, III.2494, breast III.2237, and tassets III.2625 and 2626, and associated pauldron III.1068.