Attributed to Kolman Helmschmid (German, Augsburg 1471–1532)
Attributed to Desiderius Helmschmid (German, Augsburg, 1513–1579)
ca. 1525; bolts, modern
Wt. 8 lb. 8 oz. (3849 g)
Armor for Man
Gift of Marshall Field, 1938
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.