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    Sale 5427

    Antique Arms & Armour

    17 December 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 139

    A NORTH EUROPEAN HARQUEBUSIER BREAST-PLATE

    MID-17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A NORTH EUROPEAN HARQUEBUSIER BREAST-PLATE
    MID-17TH CENTURY
    Formed with a low medial ridge coming to a blunt point, down-turned basal flange, incised with double lines about the arms and base, studded for the shoulder- and waist-straps, and plain turned edges (light pitting)
    12in (30.5cm)


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