H. 12 1/2 in. (31.8 cm); H. of comb 4 5/16 in. (11 cm); W. 9 3/4 in. (24.8 cm); D. 13 1/8 in. (33.3 cm); Wt. 4 lb. (1814 g)
Gift of William H. Riggs, 1913
Not on view
The electors of Saxony appear to have been the only German princes in the sixteenth century to outfit their bodyguards with matching equipment. Silvered morions of this type were probably worn by the officers of the bodyguards of the prince-electors of Saxony.
William H. Riggs, Paris (until 1913; his gift to MMA).