• Twenty rooms: The private coll auction at Christies

    Sale 2857

    Twenty rooms: The private collection of the late Mrs Elias-Vaes

    27 - 29 April 2010, Amsterdam

  • Lot 304

    A FLEMISH CLOSE HELMET FOR THE FIELD

    MID 16TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A FLEMISH CLOSE HELMET FOR THE FIELD
    MID 16TH CENTURY
    With one-piece skull rising to a cabled comb, hinged visor with single sight, the lower edge drawn out to a pronounced cabled flange and to a short pointed prow fitting into the upper bevor, hinged lower bevor, neck plates of two lames front and rear, recessed borders with turned cabled edges, the visor with lifting-peg, and the entire surface black from the hammer
    29.5 cm.


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