Sale 19OC01 | Lot 162

Composite Suit of Three-Quarter Etched and Gold Embellished Armor

Catalogue: The Estate of Oleg Cassini

Lot Details

Lot 162
Composite Suit of Three-Quarter Etched and Gold Embellished Armor
Milanese, late 16th century
The breastplate etched with the arms of The Enriquez of Castile. Height 70 inches.
Provenance:
R. Partridge, London, 1905
Lord Astor of Hever, sold The Hever Castle Collection, Sotheby's, May 1983, Lot 57; Together with Three Pieces of Undergarments for a Suit of Armor,
modern. Lots 123-164 may be subject to shipping restrictions.


C Estate of Oleg Cassini, 19th Street Townhouse, New York

Estimate: $30,000 - $40,000
Sold for $34,375 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Worn and pitted overall, traces of gold remaining though some of the surface decorations and gold work much effaced and worn, some areas of later date, part lachking (fingerplatges), part of right tasset lacking (lame), gorget with further restorations.


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Estimate: $30,000 - $40,000
Sold for $34,375 (includes buyer's premium)

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