Object Title

Helm

Helm

Date

1520

Object Number

IV.593

Provenance

Purchased from Sotheby's, 12 February 1974, lot 173. From the tomb of a Lord de la Warr in Broadwater Church near Worthing Sussex. Sold by order of the Church authorities

Physical Description

With shallow skull-piece, bevor and visor. The surface of the skull is deeply pitted by rust and the back of the coolar is now much corroded. It has been broken across the centre and repaired with a patch.

Associations

Bibliographic References

C. Paggiarino, The Royal Armouries, masterpieces of medieval and renaissance arms and armour, Milan, 2011, volume 1