Allen Antiques

2 Gauntlets - A-104-pair-new 2 Gauntlets - A-104-pair-new-back 2 Gauntlets - A-104-pair-new-inside 2 Gauntlets - A-104-pair-new-inside-open-cuff 2 Gauntlets - A-104-pair-new-pinky-bent 2 Gauntlets - A-104-pair-new-back-bent 2 Gauntlets - A-104-pair-new-back-bent-2 2 Gauntlets - A-104-RightGaunt 2 Gauntlets - A-104-LeftGaunt 2 Gauntlets - A-104-a 2 Gauntlets - A-104-b 2 Gauntlets - A-104-c 2 Gauntlets - A-104-d 2 Gauntlets - A-104-e 2 Gauntlets - A-104-f 2 Gauntlets - A-104-g 2 Gauntlets - A-104-pair 2 Gauntlets - A-104-pair-one-bent 2 Gauntlets - A-104-cuff-end 2 Gauntlets - A-104-knuckle-rider-width 2 Gauntlets - A-104-back-of-hand-and-knuckle

2 Gauntlets 1530-40

2 Gauntlets. Almost forming a pair. Both mid 16th century mitten gauntlets with 2 piece cuffs opening on a hinge and secured by a pin. The metacarpals formed of several small plates and one larger plate. The knuckle bows formed with a raised, roped ridge. Fingers covered by articulated plates, the terminal plates with roped and recessed borders. Thumbs protected by a large plate covering the base of the thumb secured to metacarpal by a hinge, with smaller plates secured to leather covering the remainder of the thumbs. Both terminal thumb plates with simulated finger nails. The Fitzwilliam collection in Cambridge contains a very similar pair of gauntlets (no. HEN.M.141-1933.




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