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Pair of Guantlets from Garniture of Armor of Philip II of Spain

Armorer:
Desiderius Helmschmid (German, Augsburg, 1513–1579)
Etcher:
Ulrich Holzmann (German, Augsburg, recorded 1535–1562)
Date:
1546
Culture:
German, Augsburg
Medium:
Steel, gilt
Dimensions:
(each) L. 10 in. (25.5 cm); W. 4¾ in. (12 cm); Wt. left (a) 17 oz. (475 g), right (b) 16 oz. (439 g)
Classification:
Armor Parts-Gauntlets
Credit Line:
Gift of William H. Riggs, 1913
Accession Number:
14.25.901a, b
Not on view
The armor garniture to which these gauntlets belong is now divided between the Real Armería in Madrid and the former imperial armory in Vienna.
Ex coll.: Ralph Bernal; Earl of Londesborough; Zuloaga
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