The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Three-quarter armour
  • Three-quarter armour
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • South Germany
  • c. 1520 - 1525
  • Medium-carbon steel, hardened and tempered through heat-treatments, in some parts a full-quench, in others an accelerated cooling, gold and copper alloy, embossed, pierced, etched, cross-hatched and gilt, possibly once blued
  • Weight: 12.19 kg, total weight
  • A28
  • European Armoury II
Commentary
History
Images & Media
Further Reading
  • Sir S.R. Meyrick; Frédéric Spitzer; Sir Richard Wallace.