Armet with Mask Visor in the Form of a Rooster

German, probably Augsburg

On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 374

This helmet is remarkable for the three-dimensional figure of a rooster's head in the center of the visor, which is an outstanding example of sculpture in steel and is unprecedented even among mask visors.

Armet with Mask Visor in the Form of a Rooster, Steel, German, probably Augsburg

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