The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Parts of an armour
  • Parts of an armour
  • Pompeo della Cesa (c. 1537-8 - 1610)
  • Milan, Italy
  • c. 1590
  • Steel, gold, leather and copper alloy, etched and gilt.
  • Weight: 3 kg, helmet
    Weight: 3.87 kg, breastplate and fauld
    Weight: 0.94 kg, pauldron (left)
    Weight: 1.08 kg, pauldron (right)
    Weight: 1.57 kg, vambrace (left)
    Weight: 1.38 kg, vambrace (right)
    Weight: 1.21 kg, cuisse (left)
    Weight: 0.93 kg, cuisse (right)
    Weight: 2.94 kg, grandguard
    Weight: 0.61 kg, ventral reinforce
    Weight: 0.35 kg, gardbrace
  • Inscription: 'POMPEO' Engraved
  • A59
  • European Armoury II
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