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Sallet

Armorer:
Attributed to Adrian Treytz the Elder (Austrian, Innsbruck, active ca. 1473–92)
Date:
ca. 1480
Geography:
Innsbruck
Culture:
Austrian, Innsbruck
Medium:
Steel
Dimensions:
H. 9 3/4 in. (24.8 cm); W. 11 1/2 in. (29.2 cm); D. 14 5/8 in. (37.1 cm); Wt. 6 lb. 2 oz. (2778 g)
Classification:
Helmets
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1904
Accession Number:
04.3.229
Not on view
The maker's mark on this helmet, a horseshoe and a crescent, is attributed to Adrian Treytz the Elder, whose family included at least five armorers who worked for the Habsburg court in the late fifteenth and early sixteenth centuries.
Marking: Marked on the front, on each side of the median ridge near the border: A shield charged with a horseshoe and crescent, attributed to Adrian Treytz the Elder.
Ex. coll.: Constantin Ressman, Florence; Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord, Duc de Dino, Paris
Los Angeles. Los Angeles County Museum of Art. "Loan Exhibition of Mediaeval and Renaissance Arms and Armor from the Metropolitan Museum of Art," January 15–March 18, 1953.

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.

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 from The Metropolitan Museum of Art," 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.

Oklahoma City. Oklahoma Museum of Art. "Songs of Glory: Medieval Art from 900–1500," January 22–April 29, 1985, no. 151.

Cosson, Charles Alexander. Le Cabinet D'armes De Maurice De Talleyrand-Périgord, Duc De Dino. Paris: E. Rouveyre, 1901. no. B 10, pl. 7.



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