Object Title

Breastplate

Breastplate

Date

1585-1595

Object Number

III.1161 A

Provenance

From Brancepeth Castle (Viscount Boyne). Presented by Mr F.H. Cripps-Day, 1942. Sotheby's 23 November, 1922, Lot 207.

Physical Description

Of solid make, the breastplate of peascod form, fitted with a lance-rest which retains traces of gilding. the back plate en-suit. The surface of the plates is a bluish black colour, possibly the original finish.

Dimensions

Weight: Breastplate kg ( 10 lb 7 oz), backplate kg ( 5 lb 14 oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

None

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