French Heavy Cavalry Cuirass
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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
- brass, steel, leather
leather waist belt missing, leather shoulder straps present, but broken and repaired.
Height 15.5 inches
Width 14.5 inches
Depth 14 inches