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Siege Helmet

Date:
ca. 1650–1700
Culture:
French
Medium:
Steel
Dimensions:
H. 13 (33 cm); W. 8 1/8 in. (20.64 cm); D. 11 3/8 in. (28.9 cm); Wt. 22 lb. 6 oz. (10.17 kg)
Classification:
Helmets
Credit Line:
Gift of William H. Riggs, 1913
Accession Number:
14.25.493
Not on view
Ex colls.: Henry, Paris; 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.

Thoumas, Charles-Antoine. Exposition Rétrospective Militaire Du Ministère De La Guerre En 1889. Vol. I. Paris: H. Launette et Cie., G. Boudet successeur, 1890. p. 45, ill.

Pyhrr, Stuart W. European Helmets, 1450–1650: Treasures from the Reserve Collection. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2000. pp. 4, 44, 47, no. 72, ill.



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