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Gorget - 1600-25, Paris, France. Chiselled Iron embossed with gold. During the nineteenth century, it was in the Cabinet d’Armes of the Emperor Napoleon III at the Chateau Pierrefonds. This gorget, is an item of costume armour rather than battle protection. By the early seventeenth century, it was increasingly common for men to proclaim their military professions by combining pieces of armour or weaponry with civilian clothing.

Chiselled Silver embossed with gold. During the nineteenth century, it was in the Cabinet d’Armes of the Emperor Napoleon III at the Chateau Pierrefonds. This gorget, is an item of costume armour rather than battle protection.

Half-armor, embossed Steel embossed with traces of gilding French,16th cent.

““Steel, embossed, with traces of gilding French end of century The decoration, originally gilt overall, consists of battle scenes of soldiers wearing classical armor.

German field armour of Julius of Brunswick-Lüneburg, so badass

German field armour of Julius of Brunswick-Lüneburg, so badass

An exceptionally fine and rare north German field armour with etched decoration, from the Armoury of "JULIUS DUKE OF BRUNSWICK-WOLFENBUTTEL", Brunswick, ca.

Italian (Milan) steel breastplate, c1545. Formerly part of a parade armor, this is the only signed work of Giovanni Paolo Negroli, a cousin of the more famous Filippo Negroli. Now bright, the breast plate's surface probably was originally russet-colored and the raised and etched areas were gilded. (Metropolitan Museum of Art)

Breastplate Giovanni Paolo Negroli (Italian, Milan, ca. Culture: Italian, Milan Medium: Embossed and etched steel with faint traces of gilding. The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

although this is lovely, in the age of King Arthur the companion knights' armour would have been leather. Decorative, but not metal.

The Golden Gauntlet, Henri III of France’s armour (detail), c.1550

The Golden Gauntlet, Henri III of France’s armour (details), this is an example of what austrian armor looked like in the

fabforgottennobility: “ Portions of a Ceremonial Armor  Date: ca. 1575–80 Culture: French Medium: Steel, embossed, with traces of gilding Dimensions: Weight, 17 lb. 7 oz. (7910 g) Classification:...

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“Portions of a Ceremonial Armor Date: ca. Culture: French Medium: Steel, embossed, with traces of gilding Dimensions: Weight, 17 lb. g) Classification: Armor.

Filippo Negroli (1510 - 1579)

Armoured breastplate (metal), Negroli, Filippo / Museo Nazionale del Bargello, Florence, Italy / The Bridgeman Art Library I the heart shaped cutouts.

A parade burgonet and cuirass embossed in the highly ornate Milanese fashion of circa 1570- 80, the burgonet skull possibly last quarter of the 16th century.

parade burgonet and cuirass embossed in the highly ornate Milanese fashion of circa the burgonet skull possibly last quarter of the century, the remaining elements century.

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Tyrosh is renowned for its armorsmiths who can make fantastic helmets shaped like birds and animals, chased with precious metals. This is the technique Gendry used to create the wolf breastplate for Arya

Ancient Rome. Lorica squamata. The lorica squamata is a type of scale armour used by the ancient Roman military during the Roman Republic and at later periods // Royal Ontario Museum

The lorica squamata is a type of scale armour used by the ancient Roman military during the Roman Republic and at later periods // Royal Ontario Museum

Armor - Arm & Elbow  Knight's Armor Italy (likely Milan) ca. 1565 Steel and copper alloy with gilding, leather, and textile   Milanese craftsmen were considered the top armor fabricators of Europe. The armor on the horse weighs 98 lbs. and the rider's weighs 60 lbs.   Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art Kansas City, Missouri

Knight's Armor Italy (likely Milan) c. 1565 Steel and copper alloy with gilding, leather, and textile

I am Edward, son of Edward; brother of Lady Marian, wife of Robin of Locksley, my best mate; sergeant-at-arms of the Sheriff's guards. I'm also an undercover agent who gives info to Robin of the Sheriff's movements. Though not often, to avoid suspicion. When the Sheriff and Guy killed my father and sister, I took as much gold as I could, and with a few guards who served my house and were loyal to the king, rode quickly to Sherwood Forest, to join Robin Hood and his Merry Men. Long live the…

Close up of a Norman knight's helm with nose guard and mail coif with face guard.

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