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    Sale 5427

    Antique Arms & Armour

    17 December 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 155

    AN ITALIAN HALF-SHAFFRON

    LATE 16TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN ITALIAN HALF-SHAFFRON
    LATE 16TH CENTURY
    The central plate boxed at the sides, embossed with a low cabled ridge below the centre and with another at the top, drawn-down to a trefoil point, the lower borders recessed and with cabled edges, fitted with standing ear-guards (not a pair), central spike, and brass-capped lining rivets on decorated brass washers
    16 7/8in (42.9cm)


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