Very rare Antique Mid-Victorian fullsize Armoured Knight mounted on its fullsize Armoured Horse with embroidered trappings.
The Knight's Armour of heavy gauge steel plate in the style of the mid-16th century; fully complete from Close Helmet down to Sabatons, all matching. The black horse with velvet clothy trappings and Coat of Arms panels and red velvet covered saddle. The Horse Bardings comprising steel Chanfron, articulated Crinet, curved plate Poitrel, decorative plate reign guards and large hind crupper, all with embossed brass decoration and all matching.
Originating from the 15th and 16th centuries for tournament jousting and battle, these sets were recreated in the 19th century for country house armoury displays and museum exhibits.
If you are looking for a Wow factor display, for country house, castle museum or exhibition hall, this is it.
Fine Condition and a magnificent Piece for the Collector.
Important. This is not a toy model, it is a Fullsize Antique Museum Quality Armour on Horseback
Height 8ft (240cm), Length 8ft (240cm)
£26000.00 Transport cost by arrangement.
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