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Creator Nationality: European; Northern European; German
Creator Dates/Places: Germany, Augsburg (?), c. 1580
Creator Active Place: Germany, Augsburg (?), c. 1580
Creator Name-CRT: Germany, Augsburg (?), c. 1580
Title: Close Helmet from a Small Garniture, perhaps for Siegmund Friedrich, Freiherr von Herbertstein
Title Type: Primary
View: Full View
Creation Start Date: 1575
Creation End Date: 1585
Creation Date: c. 1580
Object Type: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects
Classification Term: Armor
Classification Term: Arms
Materials and Techniques: steel, etched and gilded, brass rivets
Dimensions: Overall: 40cm x 35.5cm x 23cm
AMICA Contributor: The Cleveland Museum of Art
Owner Location: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
ID Number: 1916.1531
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. Severance
Provenance: Zschille; Frank Gair Macomber; Boston; cat. #142.
Context: This helmet appears to belong to a garniture for man and horse of which other elements survive in the Higgins Armory Museum, Worcester, Massachusetts, and the Philadelphia Museum of Art. The associated visor has been removed to better show the beautifuletched and gilded strapwork decoration.
AMICA ID: CMA_.1916.1531
AMICA Library Year: 1999
Media Metadata Rights:
Copyright, The Cleveland Museum of Art
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