The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
  • Gauntlet
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • 19th century
  • Iron or steel
  • Weight: 0.42 kg
  • A260
  • Reserve Vault 1
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  • Gauntlet, one of a pair with A261, nineteenth-century in the German style of c. 1520, decorated with fluting and roped edges; five plates on back of the hand and three on the fingers, with three roped bars over the joints; scaled thumb-piece (missing on the left gauntlet). Of good workmanship but of modern manufacture. Compare the modern greaves and sabatons, A304 and 343.