Object Title

Grandguard

Grandguard

Date

1610

Object Number

III.869

Provenance

Old Tower collection. Probably transferred from the Palace at Greenwich about 1649.

Physical Description

Painted green and gold. (Similar to III 867). Made in two pieces, retains its articulating plate below the left shoulder. Two slots in the centre of the breast. Painted gold horizontal bars and varnished and varnished in the same way as chanfron VI.57.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Height: 595mm; width: 520mm; depth: 315mm Weight: kg ( 7 lb 5 oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

none visible

Associations

Bibliographic References

Exhibition of Armour Made In The Royal Workshop at Greenwich, T.O.L. 1951. Cat., No.63.