Sallet and Bevor by Unknown Artist

Sallet and bevor - a light field helmet.

Details

Medium:
Iron?
Art Fund grant:
£250 ( Total: £650)
Acquired in:
1939
Vendor:
Major H D Barnes

The sallet has a rounded skull, a flat ridge descending to a pointed tail. It covers the face below the eyes. A contemporary bevor has been added to it to cover the neck and upper chest.

Provenance

Sallet - Duke of Ratibor of Schloss Grafenegg, sale Fishcher at Lucerne 1933, bought by Major H D Barnes. Of the bevor - S J Whawell, James F Sullivan.

Venue details

Fitzwilliam Museum Trumpington Street, CAMBRIDGE Cambridgeshire CB2 1RB 01223 332900 www.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk

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