Morion Date: late 16th century Culture: German, Nuremberg Medium: Steel, etched, silvered, and painted; gilt brass; glass Dimensions: Weight, 4 lb. 11 oz. (2126 g) Height, 12 9/16 in. (31.9 cm) Greatest width, 8 15/16 in. (22.68 cm) Classification: Helmets Credit Line: Gift of William H. Riggs, 1913 Accession Number: 14.25.650
Borgoñota de Felipe II. Milán, hacia 1560-1565. Acero, oro, plata. Borgoñota: alto 28 cm; ancho 21 cm; profundo 37,5 cm; peso 1745 gr Patrimonio Nacional. Madrid, Real Armería, (cat. D.3) - Helmet (Burgonet) of Philip II, Milan, c. 1560–1565 embossed, gold- and silver-damascened steel. Real Armería, Madrid.
returnofcowboyprince: LATE MODEL HUSSAR BUSBY (PELZMUTZE) black bearskin fur body with silver skull and bones planchet. Brass “ribbon”-style banner. Complete with cream colored plume and red cotton hat overlay.
Shield of Henry II of France 1555- The battle scene at the center is thought to depict the victory of Hannibal and the Carthaginians over the Romans in Cannae in 216 B.C., which here could be interpreted as an allusion to the struggle of France against the Holy Roman Empire during the sixteenth century