27th March 2021 9:30 GMT/BST

The Curious Collector

 
  Lot 36
 

36

A Victorian Steel Suit of Armour, in the late 15th century style, with rolled and gadrooned...

A Victorian Steel Suit of Armour, in the late 15th century style, with rolled and gadrooned edges, the armet with pierced hinged visor and shallow gorget, separate pauldrons (shoulder protectors), breast and back plates, articulated rerebrace, couter and vambrace to each arm, with articulated tassets, each leg with single plate cuisse, articulated poleyn and greave extending to the round toed articulated saboton, with dummy support and raised upon a mahogany two stage plinth, 193cm high, and A 16th Century Style Broadsword, the double edge fullered steel blade stamped with a rampant lion, a cross and orb and a crown, the cruciform hilt with leather grip (2) Provenance: Tennants Auctioneers, 27 November 2013

Sold for £3,200
Estimated at £2,000 - £3,000


 

Length of sword- overall 110.5cm, blade 88cm long.

Auction: The Curious Collector, 27th March 2021

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