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

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

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