Object Title

Leather helmet

Leather helmet

Date

1600-1699

Object Number

IV.1077

Provenance

Purchased Sothebys 11 July 1950, lot 69, with a mortar, man trap and pair of jack boots, together with three copper canisters which went to Mr M German; formerly in the collection of the Marquess of Bute.

Physical Description

Of Four piece construction, with two holes pierced at either side of the brim. The lining is missing.

Inscriptions and Marks

Label attached inscribed 'Sotherby's (sic) II/VII/50, formerly in the collection of the Marquess of Bute', and another, inscribed 69/b. incorrectly numbered IV.214.

Associations

Places Europe