H. 11 3/4 in. (29.9 cm); W. 14 in. (35.6 cm); D. 14 in. (35.6 cm); Wt. 6 lb. 14 oz. (3128 g)
Fletcher Fund, 1929
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 374
The fantastic appearance of this helmet, with its visor shaped like a griffin's head and the comb of the bowl raised into the form of a serpent's body, indicates that it was part of an elaborate pageant armor.
Ex. coll.: Ludovico Moscardo, Verona, Italy; Counts Miniscalchi; Counts Erizo, Verona, Italy; Luigi Grassi, Florence, Italy.