Allen Antiques

1560-80

North German. Possibly from a black and white armour. Formed of a single piece with a riveted joint at the back. Cop rising to a slightly rounded crease at the center. Center of the point with embossed leaves. The center of the cop with a raised ridge which flows into a pair of volutes on the wing. The ridge, volutes and edge of the wing and cop crenelated. Surface with later black.

Dr. Peter Parsons Collection (2011), Peter Dale (1986), Howard Blackmore FSA



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