Lot 1144

An Italian pikeman's suit of armour, 17th century

Antique Arms and Armour from all over the world | A89aw | Live auction | 322 Lots

Hammer price € 5,800

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Description

The skull of the burgonet forged in two pieces, with a hinged peak and riveted neck guard, the cheek pieces with seven perforations on both sides. The gorget opening on a hinge with shoulder armour sliding on six lames. The cuirass with a lightly ridged breastplate and replaced chinscales, the large, overlapping tassets hammered in one piece. An illegible smith's mark on the left side of the breast. Height approx. 84 cm.

Condition: II - III Questions about the lot?

General Information

The auction includes 322 lots and starts on Thursday, May 27, 2021 at 10 am (CET). Lot no. 1001 - 1322. The pre-sale view will take place from 19 - 22 May, 25, 29 and 31 May 2021. However, the number of participants for both auction and viewing is limited due to Covid-19 restrictions and requires an appointment. Prior to any visit please check our website - we'll up.