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18877 ORNATE GERMAN 16TH CENTURY VICTORIAN COPY EMBOSSED PARADE BURGONET. ($2750)

ORNATE GERMAN 16TH CENTURY VICTORIAN COPY EMBOSSED PARADE BURGONET. Exceptional repousse embossed and chiseled copper casque indentical to one pictured in Sir Guy Lakings "European Armour and Arms", Vol. IV, p. 173, then in the Imperial Viennese Armoury Collection and attributed to the Emperor Charles V. Pictured in figure 1256. Originally gilded it retains only a rich dark patina. Superb in condition and identical to the pictured example in every respect. Depicts various classical martial and mythological scenes in a series of panels covering the entire helmet. Exceptional detail and quality. Missing the plume cup and the visor has been partially separated an reattached. Recently found in a Virginia Hunt Country estate.


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