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Pair of Gauntlets for a Child

Armorer:
Lucio Piccinino (Italian, Milan, active ca. 1575–90)
Date:
ca. 1585
Geography:
Milan
Culture:
Italian, Milan
Medium:
Steel, gold, silver
Dimensions:
L. 7 1/8 in. (18.1 cm); W. 4 1/2 in. (12.4 cm); Wt. of each, 8 oz. (226.8 g) Length of each, 7 1/8 in. (18.1 cm) Height of each at cuff, 4 3/8 in. (11.1 cm) Width of each at cuff, 4 1/2 in. (11.4 cm)
Classification:
Armor Parts-Gauntlets
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1919
Accession Number:
19.128.1–.2
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 374
These gauntlets belong to an armor presented by the Spanish governor of Milan to the future Philip III of Spain (1578–1621, reigned from 1598).
Ex. coll.: Lord Hastings; S. E. Kennedy, London.
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