Gothic Breastplate

Steel | 53.2 x 35.2 x 16.3cm | late 1400s

Unknown Artist

This elegantly constructed breastplate consists of two primary plates of steel fastened at center by a rivet. The lower plate is embellished with a border of embossed flutes that converge upward and terminate in a fleur-de-lys. The pair of rivet hole...
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