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Burgonet

Date:
ca. 1550–55
Geography:
Milan
Culture:
Italian, Milan
Medium:
Steel, gold
Dimensions:
H. 15 1/2 in. (39.4 cm); H. of comb 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm); W. 9 in. (22.9 cm); D. 11 in. (27.9 cm); Wt. 4 lb. 9 oz. (2069.5 g)
Classification:
Helmets
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1904
Accession Number:
04.3.223
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 374
Allegorical figures of Fame and Victory are embossed on the sides of the bowl. The helmet was originally fitted with a pivoting visor and plates at the nape.
Ex. coll.: Marquis del Bosch, Valencia, Spain; Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord, Duc de Dino, Paris, France.
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