• Arms & Armour auction at Christies

    Sale 5863

    Arms & Armour

    30 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 55

    A PAIR OF FLUTED GAUNTLETS AND A CLOSE HELMET EACH IN EARLY 16TH CENTURY STYLE

    THE FIRST 19TH CENTURY, THE LAST EARLY 20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF FLUTED GAUNTLETS AND A CLOSE HELMET EACH IN EARLY 16TH CENTURY STYLE
    THE FIRST 19TH CENTURY, THE LAST EARLY 20TH CENTURY
    The gauntlets with bracelet cuffs with turned roped edges, articulated metacarpus, and the original finger lames (one detached, thumb-plates missing); the close helmet with pointed two-piece skull, hinged, bevor, and hinged pierced 'dog-faced' visor
    The helmet 12¾in (32.4cm) (4)


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