Object Title

Close helmet

Close helmet

Date

1510-1520

Object Number

IV.21

Provenance

Purchased at auction from the Bernal collection, 5 March-30 April 1855 lot 2717 with the composite armour II.4.

Physical Description

Globular skull with low, roped comb. Bellows visor with two vision slits, laminated neckguard of two lames.

Dimensions

Weight: 2.21 kg

Inscriptions and Marks

none

Associations

Places Germany

Notes

This helmet was originally part of armour no. II.4, and illustrated on it in ffoulkes 1916 pl. II. It was subsequently exchanged for the armet formerly IV.21 (ffoulkes p. 178).