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Armet with Mask Visor

Date:
ca. 1520–25
Geography:
Nuremberg; Innsbruck
Culture:
German, Nuremberg or Austrian, Innsbruck
Medium:
Steel
Dimensions:
H. 10 in. (25.4 cm); W. 9 7/8 n. (25.1 cm); D. 13 7/8 in. (35.2 cm); Wt. 7 lb. 2 oz. (3234 g)
Classification:
Helmets
Credit Line:
Gift of William H. Riggs, 1913
Accession Number:
14.25.562
Not on view
Ex colls.: Albert Denison, first baron Londesborough; William-Henry Denison, earl of Londesborough; William H. Riggs, Paris
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "European Helmets 1450–1650: Treasures from the Reserve Collection," January 25, 2000–May 13, 2002.

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

Chaffers, William, and George Harrison and Sons. Catalogue of the Londesborough Collection of Arms and Armour: with a Descriptive Account of the Antiquities and Works of Art, the Property of Lord Londesborough. London, 1875. p. 25, no. 650 (?).

Christie's, London. Collection of Armour and Arms, Carvings in Ivory. London: Christie's, London, 1888. no. 464.

Bibliothek und Waffensammlung Schloss Arenfels. Cologne, September 8–13, 1951. lot 50, ill.

Nielsen, Edmund B. Masks and Masquerades. New Orleans: New Orleans Museum of Art, February 5–April 2, 1961. no. 19, ill.

Pyhrr, Stuart W. European Helmets, 1450–1650: Treasures from the Reserve Collection. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2000. pp. 4, 19, no. 15, ill.



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