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    Sale 5427

    Antique Arms & Armour

    17 December 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 161

    AN ETCHED FULL ARMOUR IN LATE 16TH CENTURY STYLE

    19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    AN ETCHED FULL ARMOUR IN LATE 16TH CENTURY STYLE
    19TH CENTURY
    Including close helmet with pivoted visor and bevor, cuirass, the breast-plate carrying a pair of long tassets (17th century) fitted with poleyns, a pair of hinged greaves and sabatons, full arm defences, and decorated throughout with bands of scrolling foliage on a blackened ground, the breast-plate also decorated with a figure kneeling before Christ Crucified (some elements damaged and with patched repairs)


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