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Closed Burgonet

ca. 1630; bottom front and back collar lames, later restorations
Steel, leather, gold
H. 16 1/4 in. (41.3 cm); W. 10 1/2 in. (26.67 cm); D. 15 3/4 in. (40 cm); Wt. 7 lb. (3177 g)
Credit Line:
Gift of William H. Riggs, 1913
Accession Number:
Not on view
William H. Riggs, Paris (until 1913; his gift to MMA).
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "European Helmets 1450–1650: Treasures from the Reserve Collection," January 25, 2000–January 2001, no. 69.

di Carpegna, Nolfo. Antiche armi dal secolo IX al XVIII già Collezione Odescalchi. Rome, May–July, 1969. no. 86.

Reverseau, Jean-Pierre. Les Armures des Rois de France au Musée de l'Armée. Saint-Julien-du-Sault, 1982. pp. 94–95, ill. p. 94.

Pyhrr, Stuart W. European Helmets, 1450–1650: Treasures from the Reserve Collection. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Jan 25, 2000 - Dec 30, 2000. p. 43, no. 69, ill.

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