Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Close-Helmet for the Field and Tourney

ca. 1560–65; front collar lames, 1544
Brescia; Augsburg
Italian, probably Brescia; front collar lames, German, Augsburg
Steel, gold, copper alloy
H. 13 1/2 in. (34.3 cm), W. 8 3/4 in. (22.2 cm); D. 12 1/2 in. (31.8 cm); Wt. 6 lb. 13 oz. (3080 g)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1920
Accession Number:
Not on view
Ex colls.: Marchesa di Salvo di Ferrara, Palermo
Flint. Flint Institute of Arts. "The Art of the Armorer," December 7, 1967–April 1, 1968, no. 26.

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

"L'Armeria del Vicerè di Sicilia in una Mostra a Milano." Arte Figurativa Antica e Moderna 6 (1958). pp. 25–29.

The Art of the Armorer. Flint, Mich., December 7, 1967–April 1, 1968. no. 26, ill.

Pyhrr, Stuart W. European Helmets, 1450–1650: Treasures from the Reserve Collection. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2000. p. 28, no. 41, ill.

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