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Cabasset

Date:
late 16th–early 17th century
Culture:
Italian
Medium:
Steel, polychromy, brass
Dimensions:
H. 7 1/16 in. (17.9 cm); W. 9 5/8 in. (24.5 cm); D. 10 7/16 in. (26.5 cm); Wt. 2 lb. 4 oz. (1021 g)
Classification:
Helmets
Credit Line:
Gift of William H. Riggs, 1913
Accession Number:
14.25.636
Not on view
William H. Riggs, Paris (until 1913; his gift to MMA).
Paris. Palais du Trocadéro. "Exposition Historique du Trocadéro," 1878.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Gods of War: Sacred Imagery and the Decoration of Arms and Armor," December 10, 1996–December 1997, no. 46.

Uboldo, Ambrogio. Descrizione degli Elmi Posseduti da Ambrogio Uboldo, Nobile di Villareggio. Milan, 1843. pl. 4, B (our cabasset).

Bréban, Philibert. Livret-guide du Visiteur à l'Exposition Historique du Trocadéro. Exposition universelle de 1878. Paris: E. Dentu, 1878. p. 73.

Bréban, Philibert. Livret-guide du Visiteur à l'Exposition Historique du Trocadéro. Exposition universelle de 1878. Paris: E. Dentu, 1878. p. 73.

Burges, W. "Salade belonging to the Baron de Cosson." The Archaeological Journal 37 (1880). pp. 180–183.

La Rocca, Donald J. The Gods of War: Sacred Imagery and the Decoration of Arms and Armor. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1996. pp.. 30, 45, checklist no. 46 (illus. pl. 20).



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