2176: A Savoyard helmet (burgonet)
German or Italian, circa 1620
Heavy, hammered skull made of two pieces with a narrow comb, riveted neck protector and plume socket on the back. Typical death's-head visor with a pointed brim and a side mounted latch hook. The bevor opens upwards and has a latch hook. Riveted gorget with a turned under edge. Surface partially corroded, with original blackening. Height 29 cm.