Object Title

Pauldron and vambrace

Pauldron and vambrace

Date

1570

Object Number

III.2491

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

The pauldron is formed of six lames of which the upper three extend over the chest and back, and the lowest is connected by a turner to a tubular upper cannon, couter and two part lower cannon. Decorated with roped turns and recesssed borders throughout, and on the pauldron with embossed volutes, double incised lines and V-shaped notches in the edges of the lames.

Inscriptions and Marks

None.

Associations

Places Italy