Object Title

Right pauldron and upper cannon

Right pauldron and upper cannon

Date

1571-1599

Object Number

III.2700

Provenance

Transferred from the Rotunda Museum of Artillery, 1974, with III.2697-99. Probably from Malta, 1826.

Physical Description

The pauldron comprises a main plate , embossed with spiral volutes at the front and rear, with lames above and four below. The vambrace comprises an upper cannon and turner only. The main edges have roped inward turns, with sunken borders. The subsidiary edges are bordered by single incised lines, and have medial V-shaped nicks. The transverse ridge of the turner is roped. At the top is a buckle.

Inscriptions and Marks

Painted in white inside the main plate and upper cannon, G.12.

Associations

Places Europe

Bibliographic References

Rotunda catalogue, 1874, p.137, no. 2179; Rotunda Catalogue, 1889, p. 147, no.16.116; Rotunda catalogue, 1963, vol. II, 1963, p. 58, no. 16.86.