• Twenty rooms: The private coll auction at Christies

    Sale 2857

    Twenty rooms: The private collection of the late Mrs Elias-Vaes

    27 - 29 April 2010, Amsterdam

  • Lot 348

    A MAIL SHIRT, PROBABLY NORTH EUROPEAN

    16TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A MAIL SHIRT, PROBABLY NORTH EUROPEAN
    16TH CENTURY
    Formed entirely of flattened riveted iron rings, extending to the upper thigh and with full-length arms, with small V-shaped vents front and rear and with a small flapped vent at the neck


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