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|Circa 1850, Paris|
Comprising a close helmet with high-combed skull, pivoted ‘bellows’ visor, bevor and deep gorget-plates. The breastplate of peascod form, with a short skirt and laminated tassets over a skirt of mail, the back-plate with a short skirt. Large, symmetrical pauldrons connected by turners to articulated vambraces with tubular upper and lower cannons and winged bracelet couters.
The fingered gauntlets with flared and pointed cuffs, full leg harness with rigid cuisses, the winged poleyns and full-length greaves with square-toed sabatons fitted with rowel spurs. Decorated at all main edges with roped inward turns bordered by raised ribs and brass rivets and gilded overall. On contemporary ebonised wooden plinth.
|Location of Origin: Europe|
|Primary Classification: Antique guns, Antique Swords for Sale : Armour for Sale|
|E. Granger showed model armours at the Exhibition of French Industry held in Paris in 1844, also at the Great Exhibition of 1862 as part of the firm of Granger-Leblanc.|
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