Allen Antiques

Gauntlet - A-244-small Gauntlet - A-244-a Gauntlet - A-244-b Gauntlet - A-244-straight Gauntlet - A-244-top Gauntlet - A-244-inside Gauntlet - A-244-inside-cuff Gauntlet - A-244-inside-knuckles Gauntlet - A-244-standing-angle Gauntlet - A-244-standing-straight Gauntlet - A-244-standing-thumb Gauntlet - A-244-standing-pinky Gauntlet - A-244-pair Gauntlet - A-244-pair-inside

Gauntlet 1590

Italian. Good quality Italian gauntlet for the left hand (fingers and thumb missing) etched in the characteristic Pisan fashion. One piece cuff joined with a rivetted overlap at the inside of flared form with inward turned, roped roll at the edge and a parallel raised, roped line with etching in between. Plain inward turn at the wrist. Back of hand covered by 5 plates and a knuckle plate with rounded areas over each knuckle. Hand plates with internal assembly marks in the form of 5 chisel marks at the edge. Retains some gilding. Ends of the metacarpal plates at the thumb side with multiple decorative notches, single notches on the opposite side. Associated with a lower quality modern copy of a right gauntlet with similar etching. Modern copy not forming a pair.


If you have any questions, please send them to Wade Allen

This site last updated Wed Dec 07 13:54:17 EST 2022