Early 17th Century Spanish/Italian Three-Quarter Suit of Armour #1534
Circa. Early 17th Century.
A very nice antique Authentic 17th Century Spanish/Italian Three-Quarter Suit of Armour with high peaked Cabasset helmet showing old repairs at crown, earflaps show exper restorations; the arms, breastplate and lames are associated close match; armor has been re-strapped and is generally good overall showing all correctly hand forged elements and is nicely displayed on a mannequin. An absolutely authentic of the period 17th century half suit of armour seldom encountered...
Ref, See; p. 149, Lot 354, (Similar Three-Quarter Field Armour). Thomas Del Mar Ltd., In association with Sotheby's, Antique Arms, Armour & Militaria, LONDON., Wednesday 12th December 2007.