Object Title

Left vambrace

Left vambrace

Date

1571-1599

Object Number

III.1687

Physical Description

The tubular upper cannon is fitted with a turner. The upper cannon is connected by a narrow lame to a couter, the wing of which curves round the inside of the arm. The turner and all outside edges are file-roped. The wing of the couter is etched with trophies on a blackened granular ground. Similar trophies are etched , in bands, down the length of the vambrace. These bands are enclosed by narrower bands of guilloche decoration, which also appears along the edges of the plates.

Associations

Places Italy

Notes

From the same armour as III.920 - lame from upper cannon, and III.919 - lame from upper cannon.