Object Title

Close helmet

Close helmet

Date

1515-1535

Object Number

II.12 A

Provenance

Oxenhams sale 1942 lot.251 (CDliii fig X)

Physical Description

Articulated neckguard.

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped six time with the mark of a star.

Associations

Places Germany

Bibliographic References

Francis Grose, A Treatise on Ancient Armour and Weapons, London, 1786, pl.10, fig.1 & 2, and pl.14 as part of the 'de courey' armour.

Notes

Pencil note says original bellows visored helmet probably at windsor.


A very simila r helme is in St. Andrew's church, Miserden, near Stroud A150 (? arb) another at Penshurst, Kent.