Helmet, Iron, brass, gold, Turkish

Helmet

Date:
17th–18th century
Culture:
Turkish
Medium:
Iron, brass, gold
Dimensions:
H. including mail 19 in. (48.3 cm); H. excluding mail 2 5/8 in. (6.7 cm); Diam. 7 1/2 in. (19.1 cm); Wt. 3 lb. 6 oz. (1530.9 g)
Classification:
Helmets
Credit Line:
Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935
Accession Number:
36.25.117
Not on view
Sir Guy Francis Laking, London (until d. November 22, 1919; his estate sale, Christie's, London, April 19–22, 1920, no. 327, for £2 to Sherborn for Stone); George Cameron Stone, New York (1920–d. November 18, 1935; his bequest to MMA).
Christie, Manson & Woods. Catalogue of The Collection of Arms and Armour and Objects of Art Formed by Sir Guy Francis Laking, Bart. London: Christie, Manson & Woods, April 19–22, 1920. cat. no. 327.

Stone, George Cameron. A Glossary of the Construction, Decoration and Use of Arms and Armor in All Countries and in All Times, Together with Some Closely Related Subjects. Portland, Maine: Southworth Press, 1934. p. 290, fig. 365, no. 2.

Rivkin, Kirill. Arms and Armor of Caucasus. United States, 2015. pp. 159–61, fig. 82b.