Lot 2077: A heavy lobster-tailed helmet, Poland, mid-17th century
October 26, 2016
Munich, Bavaria, GermanyLive Auction
Description: One-piece wrought, eightfold ridged hemispherical skull with riveted crown rosette and accentuated rim. An old inventory number is present in white ink laterally on the skull. Riveted peak with turned edge, inserted nasal with large, perforate face-guard (possibly renewed). Cheek-pieces with wrought and holed central humps. Neck-guard of six upward-lapping lames, the lowest plate with multiple curves. Richly trimmed in brass-plated decorative rivets, original blackening. Height 29 cm.
Condition Report: II