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From the William Fagan Premier Collection

The form of this helmet is characteristic of Nuremberg burgonets made in the last quarter of the 16th century. Its one piece skull rises to a high backswept comb which is beautifully etched each side with mythological creatures surrounded by foliage on a gilt ground etched in minute pellets. The right side is a mythological lion, the left a griffin. Most original gold remains. The skull, brim, ear flaps and neck guard are all etched in matching scrolling foliage on pellet ground. The brim is struck one side with the mark of Hans Becher (Gyngell P.31) and the other with the Arms of Nuremberg. The brass plume holder at the back would have held an elegant feather splay providing a counterpoint of color and texture. The helmet retains its original deerskin liner band and both leather cheek strap loops.

Provenance: San Francisco Museum of Fine Art

Stock Number: 98-6


or $5,280.00 + $1,920.00 for 11 months.

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Certificates are suitable for display with your item, and can easily be mounted in a 8½" x 5½" frame. Our certificates are printed on an acid free 65lb cardstock. This means your certification will not turn yellow or deteriorate over time.


Extended Payment Plans

Faganarms offers two types of payment plans to help you purchase this special piece for your collection.

Standard Payment Plan (4 Months)

For orders totaling $100 or more, our Standard Payment Plan is available to all of our customers. The total is split into 4 equal payments with the first payment required as a deposit. The balance will be due within 4 months, and your order will be shipped to you upon receipt of the final payment.

Pay just $6,600.00 today with 3 additional monthly payments of $6,600.00.

Extended Payment Plan (12 Months)

For orders totaling $600 or more, our Extended Payment Plan is available to all of our customers. A deposit of 20% is required, following 11 equal monthly payments.

Pay just $5,280.00 today with 11 additional monthly payments of $1,920.00.

All payment plans are extended as a courtesy to our customers with no interest or fees.
It's important that the payment schedule be followed. Your order will be shipped upon receipt of final payment.

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