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Likely Flemish, the two-piece skull with high, roped comb, the well-formed visor with a pair of embossed parabola and bevor sharing a common pivot as is typical, the visor with raising stud and distinct ridge beneath the ocularia, the bevor with rolled and roped upper edge, secured by a hook. The gorget composed of two pairs of lames with turned edges and riveted borders, with a closing hook to the right side. C. 1550-1600. Brown rusted overall. For quite similar, see Christie’s, sale 3136, November 23, 2011, lot 92 http://www.christies.com/lotfinder/Lot/a-close-helmet-late-16th-century-probably-flemish-5509814-details.aspx Height 37cm. Condition IV

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Estimate $2,500 - $3,500May 19, 2018
Cheyenne, WY, USA
Auction Curated By:
Oliver S Pinchot PhD
Director and Specialist