Object Title

Gorget

Gorget

Date

1570

Object Number

III.55

Provenance

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

Physical Description

Consists of four plates front and rear. The main edges are scalloped.

Inscriptions and Marks

None

Associations

Bibliographic References

Claude Blair, European Armour, B.T. Batsford Ltd., London, 1958, p.206-7.

J.G. Mann, Exhibition of Armour made in the Royal Workshops at Greenwich, H.M. Tower of London, 22 May-29 September, 1951. Cat No.69 but called II.55.

Notes

This gorget fits armet no. II.40.