middle 16th century
"A fine example with exceptionally high comb in bright steel. Well engraved with a strapwork design introducing portraits and trophies of arms, etc. Collection of C. D. Crew Billingsbear Park
Provenance: Purchased by William Randolph Hearst from Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge London, England, March 1, 1923 for $116.79; sold to Gimbel Bros., Inc., January 30, 1943 for $109."
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Long Island University, Brookville, NY, http://liu.edu Photograph, William Randolph Hearst Archive, S/B lot 150, Art. #25, Album 7, p. 38