French Heavy Cavalry Cuirass

$2,800

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Very fine French early 19th century brass and steel cuirass of the Carabiniers-à-Cheval, comprising a breast and backplate, the former with repousee brass Imperial eagle over a steel sunburst, retaining original leather shoulder straps and hardware, front and back both signed, dated (1822-23) and numbered by the armorer Klingenthal

Period
1822
Material
brass, steel, leather
Country
France
Condition

leather waist belt missing, leather shoulder straps present, but broken and repaired.

Dimensions
Height 15.5 inches
Width 14.5 inches
Depth 14 inches