With a sharp bowl, consisting of eight pointed arched sections, of which an acorn forms the point of union, and a twice laminated neck-guard. The triangular nasal is fastened by a spring-clip to the umbril, which stands out horizontally. The heavily studded solid is provided with bindings of red velvet. Mark on upper edge side of umbril. Original lining. Highly tempered laminated metal. Unmistakably the work of an Augsburg armorer.
Provenance: Purchased by William Randolph Hearst from H. I. & R. H. Archduke Eugen, F. M. Sale, through the Anderson Galleries, March 7, 1927 for $575; sold to Gimbel Bros., Inc., October 30, 1942 for $145.
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Long Island University, Brookville, NY, http://liu.edu Photograph, William Randolph Hearst Archive, S/B lot 1033, Art. #155, Album 7, p. 24