Search results

Start typing

Detail of the Vessel of friendship, a gold model of a Chinese ship
This exhibition is in the past. View our current exhibitions.

Breast plate

thirteenth century

RCIN 49997

Pre-Columbian breastplate from the Choco region, thirteenth century AD. The breastplate was beaten from a sheet of gold to form three-dimensional facial features, a naval and legs.
From President José Cantera of Panama, 1953

    The income from your ticket contributes directly to The Royal Collection Trust, a registered charity. The aims of The Royal Collection Trust are the care and conservation of the Royal Collection, and the promotion of access and enjoyment through exhibitions, publications, loans and educational activities.