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    Sale 5427

    Antique Arms & Armour

    17 December 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 154

    A FINE GAUNTLET OF BLUED STEEL, FOR THE RIGHT HAND

    EARLY 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A FINE GAUNTLET OF BLUED STEEL, FOR THE RIGHT HAND
    EARLY 17TH CENTURY
    With pointed tubular cuff with turned cabled edges, the outer plate embossed for the ulna and rough from the hammer, fitted with metacarpus of five lames, embossed cabled knuckle-plate, hinged thumb-plate (the forward articulations missing), retaining all of the original finger lames (one finger detached), the outer cuff blued, the remaining surfaces with early gold funerary paint over blue, and retaining the original kid leather lining (torn)


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