Object Title

Left gauntlet

Left gauntlet

Date

1610

Object Number

III.3811

Provenance

Bowyer Tower (1991)

Physical Description

Of flared and pointed form. Finely file-roped inward turn accompanied by a pair of incised lines. Five metacarpal lames overlapping upwards. Four sets of downward-overlapping scales decorated with single incised line or incised chevrons. Thumb scale missing.
The knuckle plate and the finger scales appear to be associated with the rest of the gauntlet and are to some extent associated with one another. Bright lightly patinated .

Dimensions

Dimensions: Length: 31.5 cm ( 12.3 in), Width: 14.5 cm ( 5.7 in), depth: 15.7 cm ( 3.7 in) Weight: 0.47 kg ( 1 lb 0.5 oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

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