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Closed Burgonet with Falling Buffe

Date:
ca. 1590
Geography:
Greenwich
Culture:
British, Greenwich
Medium:
Steel, brass
Dimensions:
H. 16 1/2 in. (41.9 cm); W. 11 5/8 in. (29.5 cm); D. 14 3/4 in. (37.5 cm); Wt. 10 lb. 2 oz. (4593 g)
Classification:
Helmets
Credit Line:
Gift of William H. Riggs, 1913
Accession Number:
14.25.526a, b
Not on view
William H. Riggs, Paris (until 1913; his gift to MMA).
Grose, Francis. A Treatise on Ancient Armour and Weapons. London: Samuel Hooper, 1786. pl. 4.

Christie's, London. Works of Art, from the Byzantine Period to That of Louis Seize. London: Christie's, London, March 5–April 30, 1855. p. 232, no. 2708.

Eaves, I.D.D. "A Newly Identified Greenwich Helmet in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York." The Journal of the Arms and Armour Society 12, no. 6 (1988).



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