Morion for the Bodyguard of the Prince-Elector of Saxony

Armorer: Probably Martin Schneider the Younger (German, Nuremberg, active ca. 1610–20)
Date: ca. 1570
Geography: Nuremberg
Culture: German, Nuremberg
Medium: Steel, etched and gilt; gilt brass; leather
Dimensions: Wt., 3 lb. 5 oz. (1503 g); H., 11 9/16 in. (29.36 cm); W., 9 1/4 in. (23.5 cm)
Classification: Helmets
Credit Line: Gift of William H. Riggs, 1913
Accession Number: 14.25.633

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