Engraved with pieces of armour framed by a network of interlaced ornament "reserved" in bright steel upon a gilt ground. On the high comb, within an oval medallion, a full length figure in classical armour. The crescent-like brim engraved with gilt acanthus leaves. This helmet retains its cheek-bands.
Provenance: Purchased by William Randolph Hearst from Arnold Seligmann, Rey & Co., Inc., April 24, 1924.
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Photograph, William Randolph Hearst Archive, S/B lot 625, art#250, Album 7, p. 7