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Burgonet after Filippo Negroli

Date:
ca. 1545–50
Geography:
Milan
Culture:
Italian, Milan
Medium:
Steel
Dimensions:
H. 10 9/16 in. (26.8 cm); W. 9 in. (22.9 cm); D. 14 in. (35.6 cm); Wt. 3 lb. 10 oz. (1651 g)
Classification:
Helmets
Credit Line:
Gift of Alan Rutherfurd Stuyvesant, 1949
Accession Number:
49.163.3
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 374
This closely resembles two helmets by Filippo and Francesco Negroli in Madrid and Paris. Later over-cleaning removed the original dark surface and damascened decoration of our burgonet.
Ex. coll.: John Walker Baily; Baron Charles Alexander de Cosson, Florence; Rutherford Stuyvesant, Allamuchy, New Jersey.
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