• 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 316

    A FLEMISH CUIRASSIER CLOSE HELMET

    EARLY 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A FLEMISH CUIRASSIER CLOSE HELMET
    EARLY 17TH CENTURY
    With two-piece skull rising to a narrow cabled comb, pivoted visor drawn out to a strong pointed prow and with centrally divided sights, later upper bevor, pivoted chin piece with integral neck plate, recessed borders studded with brass capped lining rivets, and turned cabled edges
    32 cm.


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