Known in Italian as an anime and made of five separate pieces articulated to allow for mobility of the torso. Finely formed with intricately rolled and roped edges to the arms and bottom and shadowed rivet seats. Radial triple edged bands to the top plate and the lower plates with triple line borders. Triple iron cleats for the waist belt. Crisp with fine patina throughout. The upper plate with chiseled G P indicating its later service in the Pisa Bridge Tournament and illustrated in Il Gioco Del Ponte di Pisa, (exhibition catalog, Pisa, 1980).