Object Title

Gauntlet

Gauntlet

Date

1505-1515

Object Number

III.1075

Provenance

Transferred from the Rotunda Museum of Artillery, Woolwich, 1927

Physical Description

Tubular cuff, the edge with angular turn. Metacarple plate in one with the cuff, embossed for the knuckles and shaped to base of the thumb. Mitten of two lames with upward overlap. Surface decorated with etched and gilt bands of foliage scale and cable patterns.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Length: 295mm, width: 145mm, depth: 130mm Weight: kg ( 2 lb 9 oz)

Associations

Places Italy

Bibliographic References

J.H. Lefroy, Official Catalogue of the Museum of Artillery in the Rotunda Woolwich, London, 1864, XVI.97

Notes

Probably ex. Paris. N. de Silva garniture G 7.