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Armet

Date:
ca. 1585
Culture:
Italian
Medium:
Steel, gold, brass
Dimensions:
H. 13 1/8 in. (33.3 cm); W. 9 1/2 in. (24.1 cm); D. 12 1/4 in. (31.1 cm); Wt. 10 lb. 6 oz. (4700 g)
Classification:
Helmets
Credit Line:
Gift of William H. Riggs, 1913
Accession Number:
14.25.600
Not on view
William H. Riggs, Paris (until 1913; his gift to MMA).
Carré, J. B. L. Panoplie: Ou Reúnion de Tout ce qui a Trait à la Guerre, Depuis l'Origine de la Nation Franc̜aise Jusqu'à nos Jours. Vol. 1. Chaalons-Sur-Marne and Paris: Chez Pinteville-Bouchard, imprimeur, 1795. vol. 1, p.410, vol. 2, pl. 20, figs. A–B.

Catalogue Descriptif des Armures, Armes Offensives et Défensives, Meubles en Bois Sculpté du Moyen-Âge: Composant la Collection de M. E. de Rozière. Paris: Hôtel Commisaires-Priseurs, Paris, March 19–21, 1860. lot 30, ill. (this helmet sold for 256 francs).



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