Object Title

Left vambrace

Left vambrace

Date

1550

Object Number

III.1702

Provenance

Purchased from the trustees of Sir James Mann, 1981. From the Pembroke Armoury at Wilton House, sold Sotheby's 23 June 1921, lot 55; bought by Cripps-Day, given by him to Mann. Formerly AL.23 71.

Physical Description

Decorated with narrow bands of etched foliage. Lacking the lower cannon.

Associations

Notes

These vambraces are mentioned by Mann in 'Recollections of the Wilton Armoury', Connoisseur, July 1939, pp. 10-16 at p. 13. The armour from which they came does not appear to feature in the 1588 Inventory, see J F Hayward, 'the armoury of the first Earl of Pembroke', Connoisseur, April 1964, pp. 225-30.