A Funerary Helm, 17th Century

A Cuirassier Close Helm From A Funerary Achievement, 17th Century, Possibly French or English.
£6,950.00

ID: 2844

With rounded two-piece skull with low turned comb cut for a funerary spike (missing) and with tapering tubular plume-holder at the rear, visor with sharply pointed turned peak and two horizontal vision-slits each below a row of dome-headed rivets, pivoted on large dome-headed rivets at the same points as the upper-and lower-bevors, the former prow-shaped with turned upper border and pierced on both sides with a circular arrangement of breaths centred on dome-headed rivets, the latter shaped to the chin and bordered by an engraved double line around the upper edge, and gorget-plates front and rear, each drawn-out to a point and with turned recessed borders and dome-headed rivets en suite with the visor and upper-bevor, hook-catches (one incomplete) on the right, and retaining some black and gilt funerary painting over surface rust and pitting overall, the rivet heads painted silver 


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