Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Pointed Morion

ca. 1570–80
Italian, Brescia
Steel, brass
H. 10 5/8 in. (27 cm); W. 9 3/8 in. (23.81 cm); D. 13 1/2 in. (34.3 cm); Wt. 3 lb. 3 oz. (1449 g)
Credit Line:
Gift of William H. Riggs, 1913
Accession Number:
Not on view
William H. Riggs, Paris (until 1913; his gift to MMA).
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "European Helmets 1450–1650: Treasures from the Reserve Collection," January 25, 2000–December 30, 2001, no. 43.

Armes & armures Europʹeennes et Orientales du XVe au XVIIIe Siècle. Paris: Hôtel Drouot, Paris, April 19–22, 1886. p. 8, lot 11.

Rossi, Francesco, and Nolfo Di Carpegna. Armi Antiche dal Museo Civico L. Marzoli. Milan: Bramante Editrice, June–September 1969. no. 120, 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. p. 29, no. 43, ill.

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