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Augusto Boer Bront




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PostPosted: Sat 02 Jun, 2012 11:44 am    Post subject: Strange helm on italian effigy         Reply with quote

Hi, surfing the Effigies and Brasses site I found new Italian effigies.
And one in particular got my eye.
http://effigiesandbrasses.com/monuments/konra.../original/

I'm wondering waht kind fo helm is that.
An early type of tournament helm (the ones that developed from great helms) or a visoerd bascinet?

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PostPosted: Sat 02 Jun, 2012 1:17 pm    Post subject:         Reply with quote

Hello, Augusto

It appears to me to be a a frog mouth helm. He also looks to have "floating" knees too...



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Jojo Zerach




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PostPosted: Sat 02 Jun, 2012 5:48 pm    Post subject:         Reply with quote

I'm not sure what you'd call that. It looks strange, though.
It seems to be worn over a mail standard.
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