The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Couter
  • Couter
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • Germany
  • c. 1480 - c. 1510 (the ridges and pointed defence for the occiput)
    c. 1510 (the defense for the inside of the joint)
  • Low-carbon steel
  • Weight: 0.793 kg, Poldermitton tendon-guard
    Weight: 0.79 kg, Couter fragment
  • A280
  • European Armoury I
Commentary
History
Images & Media
Further Reading
  • Freiherr von Freyberg, Schloss Hohenaschau. Preysing. A. Pickert, c.1860. E. Juste; comte de Nieuwerkerke, 1867; Sir Richard Wallace, August 1871.