Object Title

Long left elbow gauntlet

Long left elbow gauntlet

Date

1631-1670

Object Number

III.801

Provenance

Old Tower Collection.

Physical Description

(no inventory entry-similar to III.799) except that the cuff is neither so long nor so flared. The surface is now bright.


The main plate extends from wrist to beyond the point of the elbow. At the upper edge is an inward turn, a row of brass rivets and a double incised line. The metal is overlapped and riveted on the inside. Five parallel lames protect the metacarpals and the knuckles. The fingers and the thumb plate are missing.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Length: 18 in Weight: kg ( 2 lb 0 oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

none

Associations

Places England