Armet with Mask Visor, Steel, German, Nuremberg or Austrian, Innsbruck

Armet with Mask Visor

ca. 1520–25
Nuremberg; Innsbruck
German, Nuremberg or Austrian, Innsbruck
H. 10 in. (25.4 cm); W. 9 7/8 n. (25.1 cm); D. 13 7/8 in. (35.2 cm); Wt. 7 lb. 2 oz. (3234 g)
Credit Line:
Gift of William H. Riggs, 1913
Accession Number:
Not on view
William H. Riggs, Paris (until 1913; his gift to MMA).
London. Alexandra Palace. "Londesborough Collection of Arms and Armour," 1875, no. 650.

New Orleans. Isaac Delgado Museum of Art. "Masks and Masquerades," February 5–April 2, 1961.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "European Helmets 1450–1650: Treasures from the Reserve Collection," January 25, 2000–December 30, 2001, no. 19.

Minneapolis, Minn. Minneapolis Institute of Arts. "Long-term loan," December 1, 2005–June 30, 2016.

Chaffers, William. Catalogue of the Londesborough Collection of Arms and Armour: with a Descriptive Account of the Antiquities and Works of Art, the Property of Lord Londesborough. London: Harrison and Sons, 1875. p. 25, no. 650 (?).

Bibliothek und Waffensammlung Schloss Arenfels. Cologne, September 8–13, 1951. lot 50, ill.

Nielsen, Edmund B. Masks and Masquerades. New Orleans: New Orleans Museum of Art, February 5–April 2, 1961. cat. no. 19, ill.

Pyhrr, Stuart W. European Helmets, 1450–1650: Treasures from the Reserve Collection. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Jan 25, 2000 - Dec 30, 2000. pp. 4, 19, no. 25, ill.

Christie's, London. Collection of Armour and Arms, Carvings in Ivory. London: Christie's, London, July 4–6 and July 9–11, 1888. no. 464.