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Cuff for the Left Gauntlet Belonging to an Armor of Francis II of France (1544–1560)

Date:
ca. 1555–60
Culture:
French
Medium:
Steel, gold
Dimensions:
H. 5 3/4 in. (14.6 cm)
Classification:
Armor Parts-Gauntlets
Credit Line:
Purchase, Bashford Dean Memorial Collection, Funds from various donors, by exchange, 1993
Accession Number:
1993.74.1
Not on view
Ex colls.: F.A. de Leeuw, Düsseldorf; Hans C. Leiden, Cologne; William Randolph Hearst, Saint Donat's Castle, Wales; Raymond Bartel
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Arms and Armor: Notable Acquisitions 1991–2002," September 4, 2002–January 18, 2004, no. 5.

Pyhrr, Stuart W., Donald J. La Rocca, and Morihiro Ogawa. Arms and Armor: Notable Acquisitions, 1991–2002. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2002. p. 12, no. 5, ill. and fig. 1 (color detail).



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