Object Title

Right gauntlet

Right gauntlet

Date

1601-1630

Object Number

III.3818

Provenance

Bowyer Tower AS 82 (1991)

Physical Description

Of flared and slightly rounded form made in one piece. File-roped inward turn. Five metacarpal lames overlapping upwards. Four sets of downward-overlapping scales. All but the first of the scales for the second finger are missing. Thumb scale attached. Bright lightly patinated

Dimensions

Dimensions: Length: 26.5 cm ( 10.4 in), Width: 14.2 cm ( 5.6 in), depth: 14.0 cm ( 5.5 in) Weight: 0.35 kg ( 0 lb 12.25 oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

none. The lower edges of the wrist and metacarpal-plates have pairs of V-shaped nicks. Construction marks.

Associations

Places Italy