Category: helmets

Greek Chalcidean type bronze helmet, circa 500…

Greek Chalcidean type bronze helmet, circa 500 BC.

from The Curator’s Eye

Spanish morion, circa 1580.

Spanish morion, circa 1580.

from Royal Armouries Collection

Eton College Volunteer Rifle Corps Cadet’s S…

Eton College Volunteer Rifle Corps Cadet’s Shako and Later Pattern Helmet, c.1860-1908

The grey cloth covered low crowned shako embellished with three lines of braiding and similar piping around the crown, black patent leather horizontal peak and white metal badge being a strung bugle horn over script letters ‘EVRC’, buff leather sweat band and lining with period inscription ‘W.Anstruther Thomson E.V.R.C. 1874’. The grey cloth 1878 pattern helmet with all white metal fittings, two lines of braiding, correct pattern white metal fittings including spike and quadrant, frontal badge as before, brown leather sweat band and green baize lined peaks.

Polish zischagge, circa 1630-1670.

Polish zischagge, circa 1630-1670.

from The Royal Armouries Collection

English lobster tail helmet, mid 17th century.

English lobster tail helmet, mid 17th century.

from Auctions Imperial

Gold decorated Flemish zischagge, circa 1635.

Gold decorated Flemish zischagge, circa 1635.

from The Royal Armouries Collection

Tartar helmet, possibly of the Nogai Horde, la…

Tartar helmet, possibly of the Nogai Horde, late 16th century.

from The Royal Armouries Collection

A Korean Helmet Damascened in Gold, for a High…

A Korean Helmet Damascened in Gold, for a High-ranking Member of the Royal Household, Joseon Dynasty, Probably Yeongjo period, about 1724–76 

from Peter Finer

Gold etched tournament helmet, Milan, Italy, c…

Gold etched tournament helmet, Milan, Italy, circa 1580.

from The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg

Kofun Period helmet, Japan, 5th century AD.

Kofun Period helmet, Japan, 5th century AD.

from the Tokyo National Museum