Close-helmet with falling buffe

Steel, embossed and incised | c. 1630

Unknown Artist / Maker

Close-helmet of burgonet form, the skull thrown into boxed flutes, the ridges roped and meeting at the apex, to which is applied an ornament embossed and cut to the shape of a sun's rays. This is secured by a vase-shaped finial. The back of the skull...
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