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Pointed Morion

Date:
ca. 1560–70
Geography:
Milan
Culture:
Italian, Milan
Medium:
Steel, copper alloy (brass), gold, silver, leather
Dimensions:
H. 9 3/4 in. (24.8 cm); W. at base 9 5/16 in. (23.7 cm); D. at base 11 1/2 in. (29.2 cm); Wt. 2 lb. 15 oz. (1341 g)
Classification:
Helmets
Credit Line:
Gift of William H. Riggs, 1913
Accession Number:
14.25.620
Not on view
Ex colls.: Charles Stein, Paris; William H. Riggs, Paris
Stuart W. Pyhrr. "European Helmets 1450–1650: Treasures from the Reserve Collection," January 25, 2000–May 13, 2002.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "European Helmets 1450–1650: Treasures from the Reserve Collection," January 25, 2000–May 13, 2002.

Geneva. Musée Rath, Musées d'Art et d'Histoire de Genève. "Parures Triomphales. Le maniérisme dans l'art de l'armure italienne," March 19–July 20, 2003.

Minneapolis. Minneapolis Institute of Arts. "Long-term loan," December 1, 2005–June 30, 2016.

Giraud, Jean-Baptiste. Les Arts du Métal; Recueil Descriptif et Raisonné des Principaux Objets Ayant Figuré à l'Exposition de 1880 de l'Union Centrale des Beaux-arts. Paris: A. Quantin, 1881. pl. 30.

Objets d'Art, de Haute Curiositʹe et d'Ameublement. Paris: Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, May 10–14, 1886. lot 133, ill.

Pyhrr, Stuart W. European Helmets, 1450–1650: Treasures from the Reserve Collection. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2000. p. 28, no. 42, ill.

Godoy, José-A., and Silvio Leydi. Parures Triomphales: Le Maniérisme Dans L'art De L'armure Italienne. Milan: 5 Continents, March 20–July 20, 2003. pp. 214-215, 459, no. 53, ill. pp. 214-215.



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