Collar Plate for a Helmet of Henry III of France (1551–1589)

Steel, copper alloy | 15cm | c. 1570

Unknown Artist

This collar plate belongs to a helmet (now in the Musée de l'Armée, Paris) that was made for the future Henry III of France (reigned 1574–89). The grotesque decoration in low relief is similar to that on the armor of Henry II of France also in the Me...
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