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    Sale 7468

    Antique Arms and Armour Including Property sold by The Art Institute of Chicago, From The George F. Harding Collection of Arms and Armour, and The Property of Various Owners

    20 September 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 45


    CIRCA 1600

    Price Realised  

    Circa 1600
    With strongly flared pointed bracelet cuff embossed for the ulna, five metacarpal plates each cut with a bevelled dentil pattern accentuated by punched dots and incised double linear bands along their outer edges, fitted with an additional plate over the knuckle, the latter embossed with a cabled bar and the borders decorated en suite, mitten finger defences of six fluted lames each with dentil border, and articulated thumb defence of six lames (the finger and thumb lames associated).
    12½in (31.8cm)

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