Tournament Helm, ca. 1420–30. Possibly Italian or French. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Rogers Fund, 1904 (04.3.237) | Although very similar helmets are depicted in early fifteenth century works of art, almost no other actual examples of this type exist today.
Elements of a Light-Cavalry Armor Date: ca. 1510 Geography: Milan Culture: Italian, Milan Medium: Steel, gold, copper alloy Dimensions: Wt. 19 lb. 13 oz. (8987 g); helmet (a); H. 10 3/4 in. (27.3 cm); W. 9 1/2 in. (24.1 cm); D. 12 3/4 in. (32.4 cm); Wt. 4 lb. 10.2 oz. (2103.5 g)
Burgonet, ca. 1610. French. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Purchase, Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Bequest, 2013 (2013.953) | This work is featured in our Arms and Armor Notable Acquisitions 2003–2014 exhibition on view through December 6, 2015.
Attributed to Kunz Lochner (German, 1510–1567). Bard made for Johann Ernst, Duke of Saxony-Coburg, dated 1548. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Rogers Fund, 1932 (32.69) | This full bard comprises a shaffron, closed crinet of plate and mail for the neck, a peytral for the chest, flanchards for the sides, and a crupper for the rear of the horse. #horses