The Wallace Collection

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Gauntlet
  • Gauntlet
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • 19th century
  • Iron or steel
  • Weight: 0.38 kg
  • A253
  • Reserve Gallery
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  • Left gauntlet, 19th century, in the German style of the late 15th century, having a long, pointed cuff; four metacarpal plates, two knuckle-plates, one with gadlings. A thumb-piece is attached. Decorated with radiating and transverse flutings, the plates edged with inverted borders, pierced; the surface has been darkened. The fingers are missing.