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Etched 'Rampant Lion' Breastplate & Tassets, 16th C. Style

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Start price: $1,500

Estimated price: $3,500 - $4,500

Buyer's premium: 25%

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German ‘Parade Armour’ Breastplate & associated Tassets, 16th C.-17th style with later etching. Breastplate hand hammered and hand cut from the single sheet of heavy gauge steel with thick rolled upper roping, side roping is lighter, etched design is typical scrolling patterns in wide bands throughout breastplate with central pattern featuring ‘Rampant Lion’ with crown. Fauld etched in like manner of a single piece, Tassets consisting of four lames etched in matching pattern of scrolling and bands.

25" H