A painted sallet, modern replica in the style of circa 1500. Hammered and ridget skull made of two pieces with the characteristic tapering neck guard. Two small dents on the left side. Pivoted visor with divided sight. A surrounding row of fine double holes. Painted in colour with heraldic motifs, heavily worn. Height 22 cm.
The maker's mark on this helmet, a horseshoe and a crescent, is attributed to Adrian Treytz the Elder, whose family included at least five armorers who worked for the Habsburg court in the late fifteenth and early sixteenth centuries