Object Title

Right gauntlet cuff

Right gauntlet cuff

Date

1540-1550

Object Number

III.810

Physical Description

Consists of two main plates with roped upper edge. Recessed bands of etched scrolling foiliage.

Dimensions

Weight: kg ( 0 lb 8 oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

none

Associations

Notes

The style of the decoration is very similar the that of the armour of Philip of Spain (1527-1598), no.II.12 in the Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna. See also III.713, III.738. Also back and breast with tassets, coll R. Wigington, Stratford, Neg. 6761,6762; Titian, Giovanni Battista di Castaldo, c. 1548, Sotheby, 8.12.1971; Kassel, L÷wenburg GKI.11345; Pauldron Keinbusch 191.