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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
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