H. 14 3/4 in. (37.5 cm); W. 10 in. (25.4 cm); D. 13 1/2 in. (34.3 cm); Wt. 8 lb. 4 oz. (3755 g)
Bashford Dean Memorial Collection, Gift of Miss Harriet M. Dean, 1929
Not on view
On cavalry helmets of this type, the face defense, called a falling buffe, can be lowered in three sections for better visibility and ventilation. This example has distinctive etched and gilded decoration featuring scrolling vines ending in dragon heads and cornucopias.
Ex colls.: Marchesa de Salvo di Ferrara, Palermo; Bashford Dean, New York