• 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 307

    A FLEMISH COMPOSITE CLOSE HELMET

    LATE 16TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A FLEMISH COMPOSITE CLOSE HELMET
    LATE 16TH CENTURY
    With one-piece skull swept to the rear, drawn up to a cabled comb and fitted with later plume holder, associated visor and upper bevor, the lower bevor with later support for the upper bevor, two neck lames front and rear (three later), and studded with brass lining rivets throughout
    33 cm.


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