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Close Helmet

Armorer:
Attributed to Pompeo della Cesa (Italian, Milan, ca. 1537–1610)
Date:
ca. 1585
Geography:
Milan
Culture:
Italian, Milan
Medium:
Steel, gold, brass
Dimensions:
H. 11 5/8 in. (29.5 cm); W. 9 1/2 in. (24.1 cm); D. 11 in. (27.9 cm); Wt. 5 lb. 14 oz. (2665 g)
Classification:
Helmets
Credit Line:
Gift of William H. Riggs, 1913
Accession Number:
14.25.656
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 371
William H. Riggs, Paris (until 1913; his gift to MMA).
Dean, Bashford. Handbook of Arms and Armor: European and Oriental, Including the William H. Riggs Collection, the Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York: Gilliss Press, January 1915. p. 71, pl. 33, middle left.



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