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Armet

Date:
ca. 1550
Culture:
German
Medium:
Steel, gold, brass
Dimensions:
H. 13 in. (33 cm); W. 9 in. (22.8 cm); D. 15 in. (38.1 cm); Wt. 8 lb. 10 oz. (3912 g)
Classification:
Helmets
Credit Line:
Gift of William H. Riggs, 1913
Accession Number:
14.25.617
Not on view
William H. Riggs, Paris (until 1913; his gift to MMA).
Christie's, London. The Celebrated Fountaine Collection of Majolica, Henri II. Ware, Palissy Ware, Nevers Ware, Limoges Enamels. London, June 16–19, 1884. no. 562 (this helmet sold for £ 92.8).



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