Object Title

Armet

Armet

Date

1510

Object Number

IV.576

Provenance

From the collection of Dr Richard Williams, 1974. Purchased by the late owner from Mrs Lowe, Wigmore Abbey, 1954.

Physical Description

Hemispherical skull ridged at the centre and pierced with a keyhole slot for a crest stalk. Skull reinforce. The visor is of the type used in the joust with a wrapper strapped round the front of the helmet below the visor lip.

Inscriptions and Marks

Unidentified Milanese marks are stamped on the back of the skull.

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