Object Title

Armet

Armet

Date

1580

Object Number

IV.577

Provenance

From the collection of Dr R Williams, 1974. From the Hengrave Hall collection, sold 11 September 1952 lot 2067.

Physical Description

Lacking visor. Decorated with broad recessed bands of etched guilloche partly gilt, and narrow recessed borders etched and gilt with foliate strapwork. The surface is deeply corroded.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Height: 265mm, width: 210mm; depth: 270mm

Associations

Bibliographic References

C Blair, 'A new found Greenwich helmet' Connoisseur Year Book 1956: 79-84