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The King's Helmet

Kunz Konrad Lochner1535/1545

The Royal Armoury, Sweden

The Royal Armoury, Sweden
Stockholm, Sweden

A crowned helmet made for Sweden's first hereditary King, Gustav Eriksson Vasa (r. 1521-1560). The helmet was probably worn at festive occasions and most certainly carried at the King’s funeral procession in 1560.

Details

  • Title: The King's Helmet
  • Creator: Kunz Konrad Lochner
  • Date Created: 1535/1545
  • Location Created: Nuremberg, Germany
  • Physical Dimensions: Height 415 mm, Width 220 mm
  • Subject Keywords: Helmet, Crown, Funeral procession
  • External Link: The Royal Armoury
  • Medium: Steel

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