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Topic: armets

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Armet

Armet

In Italy from 1410 to 1510, the armet was the standard helmet for cavalry. This rare early example has flanges to protect the hinges of the cheekpieces and a staple at the front where a visor was secured.

Armet

Armet

This is one of the earliest complete examples of an armet, the characteristic headpiece worn in Italy by mounted soldiers from about 1410 to about 1510. It is stamped with the armorer's name, LIONARDO, and his ... more

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Armet

The armet is stamped with the marks of the Missaglia workshop, the leading Milanese armorers in the fifteenth century. Originally, it would have been fitted with a visor. Milan

Armet with Matching Wrapper

Armet with Matching Wrapper

The armet was typically worn with a wrapper, a reinforcing plate that gave extra protection to the lower face and neck area. This is a rare example of an armet surviving together with its original wrapper.

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Armet

This is a particularly good example of the fully developed form of Italian armet about fifty years after the style was created. It is stamped with marks used by the Missaglia workshop from 1452 to 1496. Milan

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The helmet bears traces of the armorer's mark, an M beneath a crescent, possibly that of the Flemish armorer Guillem Margot, who worked for the Hapsburg court and was active in Brussels from 1505 to 1520. Possi... more

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Developed in Italy as a close fitting and highly protective cavalry helmet, armets were also made in England and Flanders following Italian models.

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Maximilian Armet

Maximilian Armet

probably Augsburg

Armet for the Tourney

Armet for the Tourney

The visor is fitted with an unusual reinforce depicting the type of grille defense that might be used on a helmet intended for a tournament with swords or clubs. This suggests it was originally part of a garnit... more

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Armet with Mask Visor

Armet with Mask Visor

Nuremberg; Innsbruck

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Armet with Mask Visor in Form of a Rooster

Armet with Mask Visor in Form of a Rooster

This helmet is remarkable for the three-dimensional figure of a rooster's head in the center of the visor, which is an outstanding example of sculpture in steel and is unprecedented even among mask visors. prob... more

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Pisa

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Attributed to Kolman Helmschmid (German, Augsburg 1471–1532) Augsburg

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Milan; said to have been found in Norfolk

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This helmet is one of the most complete and best-preserved examples of a distinctly English or Flemish armet.