Plain unchanneled suit, with roped borders. Armet with roped comb and bellows visor, with ten slits for sight and air; plume-holder present. Gorget with turning pieces for arm defences. Arm defences consist of pauldrons, rare and vambraces. Very large elbow-cops and one palette (the other missing). Gauntlets of the mitten type. Tassets with roped margin; cuisses and greaves have median ridge; knee cops have large roped shells; the sollerets are of the bear-paw type. Backplate plain.
Provenance: Purchased by William Randolph Hearst from American Art Galleries, April 30, 1923 for $1,000; sold to Gimbel Bros., Inc., May 15, 1941 for $200.
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Photograph, William Randolph Hearst Archive, S/B lot 1033, art #173, Album 6, p. 24