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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).
Louisville. J. B. Speed Art Museum. "European Arms and Armor, loan exhibition from MMA and others," November 15, 1952–December 28, 1952, no. 28.

Decatur. Decatur Art Center. "Arms and Armor 1000 A.D. to 1850 A.D.," December 10, 1960–January 2, 1961, no. 68.

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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