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Armet

Armorer:
Attributed to Kolman Helmschmid (German, Augsburg 1471–1532)
Armorer:
Attributed to Desiderius Helmschmid (German, Augsburg, 1513–1579)
Date:
ca. 1525; bolts, modern
Geography:
Augsburg
Culture:
German, Augsburg
Medium:
Steel, gold
Dimensions:
Wt. 8 lb. 8 oz. (3849 g)
Classification:
Armor for Man
Credit Line:
Gift of Marshall Field, 1938
Accession Number:
38.143a
Not on view
Marking: On either side of back: a female figure, etched, presumably St. Elizabeth and St. Dorothy.
Ex coll.: (a) helmet - Dr. William Meyrick: Henry Arthur Brassey, Preston Hall, Kent; Leonard Brassey, Apethorpe Hall, Peterborough; William Randolph Hearst (b-d) colletin, breastplate and backplate - Robert Curzon, 14th Baron Zouche of Harringworth; Baroness Zouche of haryngworth; William Randolph Hearst.
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