French Fencing Mask Headpiece. Fencer's Helmet Guard. 19th Century.

Stock Number: ABFM1850


This wonderful antique fencing mask which dates from the 19th century is a very nice example of an early head guard with it's heavy mesh wire guard and leather hair / straw filled padding.

This interesting piece is very decorative and looks great on display. Would make a collector's piece for a sports enthusiast or a great studio prop.

Material: Leather, Wire.

Date: Late 19th century.

Dimensions: 25 cm (9 3/4") Length. 18 cm (7") Width. 23 cm (9") Height.

Weight: 560 g.

Condition: Well used antique condition with lots of age related wear, rust, some tears and patina. Please see pictures.

Please note that only the fencing mask is included and any other items in the pictures are for scale only.

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