Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Locking Gauntlet

Date:
ca. 1540
Geography:
Augsburg
Culture:
German, Augsburg
Medium:
Steel, gold, copper alloy
Dimensions:
L. extended 15 3/4 in. (40 cm); L. closed 8 1/2 in. (21.6 cm); W. 5 in. (12.7 cm); Wt. 1 lb. 10 oz. (737.1 g)
Classification:
Armor Parts-Gauntlets
Credit Line:
Gift of Christian A. Zabriskie, 1936
Accession Number:
36.149.13
Not on view
Ex coll.: Richard Zschille, Grossenhain, Saxony, 1897; Samuel H. austin, Philadelphia, 1917; Frank Gair Macomber, Boston, MA, 1936
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