Object Title

Breastplate

Breastplate

Date

1570-1580

Object Number

III.119

Provenance

Purchased from Malta, 1826. Dillon III.213, Hewitt III.508.

Physical Description

Peascod form. Flanged at the waist, with roped inward turns. Roped ridges terminating in adorsed volutes. Engraved on the volutes with helmeted heads and the centre of the breast with the Crucifixion suspended from a ribbon. Bright and patinated.

Dimensions

Weight: 4 lb 10 oz

Inscriptions and Marks

none

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