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Possibly the last royal armor made in Europe
This is one of a set of twelve matching armors for use in foot combat commissioned in 1591 by Sophie of Brandenburg as a Christmas gift for her husband, Christian I (reigned 1586–91).
Grand bascinet, about 1450, Italy, Milan workshop, height 41 cm, from the collection of Georges Pauilhac Paris, musee de l'Armee, Inv. Number 637 PO; H © Paris - Musee de l'Armee, RMN