Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Breastplate with Reinforcing Plate and Lance-rest

Date:
15th century
Culture:
Italian
Medium:
Steel
Dimensions:
Breastplate (a); H. 13 1/2 in. (34.3 cm); W. 15 in. (38.1 cm); D. 7 1/4 in. (18.4 cm); Wt. 5 lb. 9 oz. (2523 g); reinforcing plate (b); Wt. 4 lb. 9 oz. (2070 g); lance-rest (c); Wt. 1 lb. 9 oz. (708.7 g)
Classification:
Armor Parts-Breastplates
Credit Line:
Gift of Stephen V. Grancsay, 1942
Accession Number:
42.50.37a–c
Not on view
Ex coll.: Count Pasolini, Cesena; Baron C.A. de Cosson, Florence; Clarence H. Mackay, Roslyn, L.I., N.Y.
Sotheby's, London. Catalogue of a valuable collection of arms and armour. London: Sotheby's, London, June 20, 1929.

Sotheby & Co. The Very Choice Collection of Armour and Weapons: The Property of the late Baron C. A. de Cosson. London: Sotheby & Co., May 14, 1929. 31,118,118,pl. IV.



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