The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Parts of an armour
  • Parts of an armour
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • South Germany, probably Augsburg
  • c. 1550
  • Steel, copper alloy, leather and gold, embossed, etched and gilt
  • Weight: 1.96 kg, helmet
    Weight: 3.6 kg, breastplate
    Weight: 1.71 kg, pauldron
    Weight: 0.31 kg, gauntlet
    Weight: 0.55 kg, cuisse
    Weight: 0.89 kg, greave (right)
    Weight: 0.92 kg, greave (left)
    Weight: 2.57 kg, bevor
    Weight: 1.95 kg, grandguard
    Weight: 1.53 kg, pasguard
    Weight: 1.58 kg, left gauntlet reinforce
    Weight: 1.53 kg, manifer
    Weight: 1.12 kg, tasset
    Weight: 1.4 kg, demi-shaffron
  • A43
  • European Armoury III
Images & Media
Further Reading
  • Hirnheim family; Sir S.R. Meyrick; Frédéric Spitzer; Sir Richard Wallace.