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.
Gothic Armor, late 15th century; extensively restored and completed ca. 1926. German and Italian. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Bashford Dean Memorial Collection, Bequest of Bashford Dean, 1928 (29.150.8a–q) | In this work, Dean’s goal was to create a late German Gothic armor, a type often considered the pinnacle of armor-making. Complete and homogeneous examples were nonexistent on the art market by Dean’s time.
Visored sallet, ca. 1470–85 German/Swiss (Basel) Steel; Wt. 7 lb. 2 oz. (3232 g) Generally shallow in form and covering only the upper half of the face, visored sallets were usually complemented by a separate bevor, a defence covering the chin and throat that was strapped around the back of the neck. Posted from https://darksword-armory.com