Object Title

Close helmet

Close helmet

Date

1610

Object Number

II.161 A

Provenance

Bequeathed by Sir Bernard Eckstein, Bart, 1948. From the armoury of the Dukes of Saxe-Altenburg at Schloss Altenburg, Thuringia.

Dimensions

Dimensions: As assembled with arms outstretched: Height: 1220mm; depth: 750mm

Bibliographic References

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

B Clifford and K Watts, Princely armours and weapons of childhood, Royal Armouries, Leeds 2003: 12