A Well-Made Copy Of A Flemish Horseman's Pot In The Manner Of Jacques Vois Of Brussels And In Mid-17th Century Style
Lot 216
A Well-Made Copy Of A Flemish Horseman's Pot In The Manner Of Jacques Vois Of Brussels And In Mid-17th Century Style
£500 - 600
US$ 780 - 940

Lot Details
A Well-Made Copy Of A Flemish Horseman's Pot In The Manner Of Jacques Vois Of Brussels And In Mid-17th Century Style
Of steel, with rounded two-piece skull embossed with gable-shaped motifs each with a central roped rib between incised lines, radiating downwards from a spherical finial centred on a star-shaped washer, the base encircled by a horizontal band, separate bluntly-pointed peak pierced for an adjustable curved nasal-bar with pierced ornamentally shaped upper finial and working on a wing-headed screw, neck-guard of four upward-lapping plates each with cusped upper edge, separate cheek-pieces of three-plates each, the top one pierced with a rosette design over the ear, the main edges embossed and roped, and with numerous dome-headed brass rivets throughout
17 cm. high

Footnotes

  • Probably based on the helmet of almost identical form in the Art Institute of Chicago (George F. Harding Collection no. 101, inv. no. 1982. 2235). See Walter J. Karcheski Jr., Arms and Armor in The Art Institute of Chicago, 1995, pp. 33 and 120
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