Russet steel, etched and gilded
Overall: 33.3 x 27 x 23.5 cm (13 1/8 x 10 5/8 x 9 1/4 in.)
Weight: 1.44 kg (3.17 lbs.)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. Severance 1916.1516
Christian I of Saxony outfitted his palace guards with black and yellow outfits topped off with a coordinated helmet like this one to highlight his grandeur and refinement. The Saxon coat of arms is also proudly displayed on the crest of this helmet.
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