Philadelphia Museum of Art - Collections Object : Close Helmet, for Use on Horseback in the Field

Close Helmet, for Use on Horseback in the Field

Wolfgang Groszschedel, German (active Greenwich, England and Landshut, Bavaria), first documented 1517/18, Landshut from 1521, died 1562

Made in Landshut, Bavaria, Germany, Europe

c. 1560

Etched and partially blackened steel, brass, leather; plate protecting the eyes replaced

13 1/2 x 13 3/8 inches, 10 lb. (34.3 x 34 cm, 4543g)

Curatorial Department:
European Decorative Arts and Sculpture

* Gallery 248, Arms and Armor, second floor (Kretzschmar von Kienbusch Galleries)

Accession Number:

Credit Line:
Bequest of Carl Otto Kretzschmar von Kienbusch, 1977

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