Description: the steel helmet of tall domed form with movable nasal guard flanked by two plume holders, gold-overlaid calligraphic band with stylised borders along rim, the spike finial on chased foliate mount, camail of chain mail
Dimensions: 54cm. height.
Condition Report: In generally fair condition, the steel with rubbing to gilding, discoloration and due to slight oxidisation to surface, the mount for the spike probably a later replacement, the chain-mail missing some links and with some oxidisation/slight abrasion, as viewed.
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