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Gauntlet for the Right Hand

Date:
ca. 1450–60
Geography:
probably Milan
Culture:
Italian, probably Milan
Medium:
Steel
Dimensions:
L. 9 3/4 in. (24.8 cm); W. 5 3/8 in. (13.7 cm); D. 5 in. (12.7 cm); Wt. 12.1 oz. (343 g)
Classification:
Armor for Man
Credit Line:
Bashford Dean Memorial Collection, Bequest of Bashford Dean, 1928
Accession Number:
29.150.7j
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 373
Marking: Traces of two marks stamped: unidentified letters beneath a crown, and unidentified letters beneath a rounded split cross.
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