Wt. 48 lb. 13 oz. (22.14 kg); H. of helmet 8 1/2 in. (21 cm); Wt. of helmet 5 lb. (2268 g)
Armor for Man
Rogers Fund, 1904
Not on view
Marking: Stamped on the right shoulder: ROM ROM below an orb, surmounted by a cross; stamped on the helmet three times with the Missaglia mark: a split-foot cross with the letters BG, BC, or BO; on the gorget plate of the buffe: one or two letters (unidentified) surmounted by a crown; also on the gorget plate: two marks consisting of two letters, possibly I and A, surmounted by a cross.
Artist: Part of the decoration design by Jean Cousin the Elder (French, Souci (?) ca. 1490–ca. 1560 Paris (?))Date: ca. 1555Medium: Steel, gold, silver, leather, textileAccession: 39.121a–nOn view in:Gallery 374