Morion early 17th c.
German. Two piece skull with high comb. Bowl decorated with large fleur de lys. Upturned brim swept up to points front and rear. Fleur and comb bright against a blackened rough from the hammer surface. Edges formed with notched inward turns. Lining rivets with copper alloy decorative washers.
Measurements: Weight 2 pounds 13.1 ounces (1335g), Thickness of the rough (black) areas including the paint generally .040-.060 in. with some areas getting up to the 070-.080 in. range. The polished areas a little thinner - mostly .030-.040 in with some parts slightly thicker.
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