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Armet

Date:
ca. 1475
Geography:
Milan
Culture:
Italian, Milan
Medium:
Steel
Dimensions:
H. 10 in. (25.4 cm); W. 8 7/8 in. (22.53 cm); D. 12 1/4 in. (31.12 cm); Wt. 7 lb. 7 oz. (3374 g)
Classification:
Helmets
Credit Line:
Bashford Dean Memorial Collection, Funds from various donors, 1929
Accession Number:
29.158.51
Not on view
This is a particularly good example of the fully developed form of Italian armet about fifty years after the style was created. It is stamped with marks used by the Missaglia workshop from 1452 to 1496.
Marking: Marked with an MY beneath a crown, and an M beneath a split cross, identified as those used by the Missaglia workshop.
Ex coll.: Baron de Léry.
Austin. Archer M. Huntington Art Gallery, University of Texas at Austin. "The Sforza Court: Milan in the Renaissance 1450–1535," October 27–December 18, 1988.

Berkeley. University of California, Berkeley. "The Sforza Court: Milan in the Renaissance 1450–1535," January 18–March 12, 1989.

New Haven. Yale University Art Gallery. "The Sforza Court: Milan in the Renaissance 1450–1535," April 16–June 4, 1989.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Stephen V. Grancsay, and Carl Otto von Kienbusch. The Bashford Dean Collection of Arms and Armor in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Portland, Maine: Southworth Press for the Armor and Arms Club of New York City, 1933. no. 43.

Boccia, Lionello G. Le Armature Di S. Maria Delle Grazie Di Curtatone Di Mantova E L'armatura Lombarda Del '400. Busto Arsizio: Bramante, 1982. p. 283.



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