These elements belong to a costume armor made for a young member of the powerful Radziwill family of Poland. It is a rare example of a costume armor made in Nuremberg rather than Augsburg.
Ex. coll.: Prince A. A. Radziwill, Russia; Sir Henry Farnham Burke, London; Clarence H. Mackay, Roslyn, New York.
Burke, Sir Henry Farnham, Prince Stanisław Albrecht Radziwiłł, Thomas E. Waggaman, Eugen, Archduke, Sir Guy Francis Laking, Charles A. de Cosson, Earl of Loudoun, and Seki Yasunosuke. Collection Sale. London: Christie, Manson & Woods, May 5 1931. nos. 94, 158, ill.