Object Title

Gauntlet

Gauntlet

Date

1615-1625

Object Number

III.1443

Provenance

Purchased by the late owner from Mrs Lowe of Wigmore abbey, 1954. From the collection of Dr Richard Williams, 1974.

Physical Description

For the right hand, of broad squat proportions with bellled cuff in two parts, ridges and bluntly pointed at the centre. Plain turns. Six met acarpal lames overlapping upwards. Two Knuckle-plates. Original lining survives though torn in places.

Inscriptions and Marks

none

Associations

Places England