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Cabasset

Date:
ca. 1580–90
Geography:
possibly Antwerp
Culture:
Flemish, possibly Antwerp
Medium:
Steel, gold, copper alloy
Dimensions:
H. 10 in. (25.4 cm); W. 9 1/8 in. (23.2 cm); D. 13 3/16 in. (33.5 cm); Wt. 3 lb. 12 oz. (1701 g)
Classification:
Helmets
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1904
Accession Number:
04.3.200
Not on view
The etching is based on prints by Etienne Delaune (1518 or 1519–1582) of Paris and Marcus Gheeraerts the Elder (1525–1604) of Antwerp. The inscription on the helmet, COLLERT 1585, indicates that its decoration was done by a member of that distinguished Antwerp family of engravers and printmakers.
Inscription: Inscribed on the left side of the brim: COLLERT 1585.
Ex. coll.: Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord, Duc de Dino, Paris
Seattle. Seattle Art Museum. "The Art of Chivalry: European Arms and Armor from The Metropolitan Museum of Art," March 11–June 6, 1982.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Art of Chivalry: European Arms and Armor," March 18–June, 1982.

Denver. Denver Art Museum. "The Art of Chivalry: European Arms and Armor from The Metropolitan Museum of Art," July 18–October 10, 1982.

San Antonio. The Witte Memorial Museum. "The Art of Chivalry: European Arms and Armor from The Metropolitan Museum of Art," November 13, 1982–February 5, 1983.

San Antonio. San Antonio Museum of Art. "The Art of Chivalry: European Arms and Armor," March 18, 1982–June 17, 1984.

Seattle. Seattle Art Museum. "The Art of Chivalry: European Arms and Armor," 1983.

Detroit. Detroit Institute of Arts. "The Art of Chivalry: European Arms and Armor from The Metropolitan Museum of Art," March 10, 1983–June 2, 1984.

Minneapolis. Minneapolis Institute of Arts. "The Art of Chivalry: European Arms and Armor," May 24–July 31, 1983.

San Francisco. de Young Museum, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. "The Art of Chivalry: European Arms and Armor from The Metropolitan Museum of Art," November 5, 1983–January 28, 1984.

San Francisco. Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. "The Art of Chivalry: European Arms and Armor," November 5, 1983–January 28, 1984.

Detroit. Detroit Institute of Arts. "The Art of Chivalry: European Arms and Armor," April 4–June 17, 1984.

Cosson, Charles Alexander. Le Cabinet D'armes De Maurice De Talleyrand-Périgord, Duc De Dino. Paris: E. Rouveyre, 1901. p. 37, no. B. 38.

Mann, James G., Mario Scalini, and Janet Arnold. Two early seventeenth century fencing doublets, in Waffen- und Kostümkunde XXI (1979).

Norman, A. V. B., Ian Eaves, and Howard L. Blackmore. Arms & Armour In The Collection Of Her Majesty The Queen: European Armour. 1st Ed ed. London: Royal Collection Trust, 2016. pp. 288.



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