Object Title

Left gauntlet

Left gauntlet



Object Number

II.160 M


Bequeathed by Sir Bernard Eckstein, Bart, 1948. From the armoury of the Dukes of Saxe-Altenburg at Schloss Altenburg, Thuringia.

Physical Description

Observed with a trace of concentric corrosion on the right pauldron, January 2005.


Dimensions: As displayed with stand, arms outstretched: height: 1010mm; depth: 460mm

Bibliographic References

A.R. Dufty and W. Reid, European Armour in the Tower of London, 1968, plate LXIX.

B Clifford and K Watts, Princely armours and weapons of childhood, Royal Armouries, Leeds 2003: