RENAISSANCE ARMOUR 16TH Piccinino,Lucio,armourer Helmet with harpy (Greek harbinger of pain and famine), from the armour of Alessandro Farnese (1545-1592), famous general of King Philip II of Spain and governor of the Netherlands. 1578. See 17-01-02/1-28. Milan workshop, bluesteel, gold and silver, Inv. A 1132 Kunsthistorisches Museum, Ruestkammer, Vienna, Austria
The jousting armor of Dr. Tobias Capwell, by armorer, Robert McPherson. A unique armour in the English style, circa 1440 - made of hardened and tempered medium carbon steel with rich gilt ornamentation and gilt chain mail.