Fine Italian, Spanish, & Mexican Arms & Armor Assembly

Starting: $4,000

Europe, Italy, ca. late 16th to 17th century CE; Spain, ca. 18th century CE; North America, Mexico, ca. 18th to early 19th century CE. A fine gathering that showcases the stylistic variations of Euro-Hispanic armaments. First is a domed Italian helmet known as a morion formed from hammered steel with sloped semicircular brims, a register of decorative rivets along the lower dome exterior, and a dramatic central crest with dozens of lateral incisions along the ridge. Second is a Spanish cuirass with a vertical central ridge, flared peripheries around the neck, arm slots, and abdominal brims, and a rounded backplate secured with a leather belt as well as a pair of leather shoulder straps. Third is a Mexican steel saber with etched patterns on the blade shoulder and a resin-lined handle with deep finger wells. Size (cuirass): 13.25″ W x 17″ H (33.7 cm x 43.2 cm); (sword): 3.5″ W x 38.75″ H (8.9 cm x 98.4 cm); 32.3″ blade length (82 cm); (helmet): 12.3″ L x 9.25″ W x 8.3″ H (31.2 cm x 23.5 cm x 21.1 cm); 28.4″ H (72.1 cm) on included custom stand.