Object Title

Close helmet

Close helmet

Date

1550

Object Number

IV.164

Provenance

Acquired at the Alton Towers Sale, July 1857

Physical Description

Finely formed skull boxed in four sections and drawn out to an acute point at the apex. Painted black.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Height: 282 mm; width: 242 mm; depth: 295 mm Weight: 2.78 kg

Inscriptions and Marks

none

Associations

Places Germany

Bibliographic References

A R Dufty and W Reid, European Armour in the Tower of London, 1968, plate XCIII