Object Title

Pikeman's breastplate

Pikeman's breastplate

Date

1625-1635

Object Number

III.175

Provenance

Possibly Old Tower Collection.

Physical Description

Decorated with single incised lines. Has a single deep fauld lame embossed to simulat articulated lames. Found with medium patches of concentric corrosion, 14 January 2003, together with splashed dots of corrosion. Identified with large patches of concentric corrosion, May 2003.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Length: 505 mm; width: 430 mm; depth: 200 mm Weight: 2210 g ( 4 lb 14 oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped at the left shoulder 15.

Associations

Bibliographic References

S. Ackermann, E. Gatti & T. Richardson, 'A 17th Century Pikeman's Armour from Antwerp', Arms and Armour 7.1 (2010), 30-39, fig. 8.

Notes

Possibly Flemish, Antwerp (TR, 2009), compare British Museum 1881.0802.55, stamped with the arms of Antwerp.