Object Title

Right gauntlet

Right gauntlet

Date

1600

Object Number

III.3782

Provenance

Bowyer Tower (1991)

Physical Description

Medially ridged cuff, Of flared and pointed form. File-roped inward turn accompanied by a sunken border divided in two by a plain raised rib. Six metacarpal lames overlapping upwards. Knuckle-plate has raised rib. Four sets of downward-overlapping scales decorated with single incised line. Thumb scale attached by wire. Black in colour with substantial traces of gold paint.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Length: 39.0 cm ( 15.3 in), Width: 13.8 cm ( 5.5 in), depth: 14.0 cm ( 5.5 in) Weight: 0.78 kg ( 1 lb 11.5 oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

none. Each of the metacarpal-plates is filed at its lower edge with three V-shaped nicks.

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