Casque et pectoral, pour la fête du Gioco del Ponte, Pise, 17ème
centrally-hinged visor for a rare type of Italian bascinet or BarButa, in the style of the mid-14th century, 19th century. Of rectangular form, rounded over the top and flared at the base, with a pair of boxed horizontal sights divided centrally, the middle area convex with a low medial ridge and pierced with diamond shaped arrangements of circular breathes left and right, and the top pierced with a pair of holes for fitting a hinge. H: 24.2 cm - W.: 16 cm - Wt.: 375 g.