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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
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 373
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
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