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The Art of Arms and Armor: Challenges of Research, Display, and Education

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Pair of Gauntlets Belonging to an 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, etched and 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
22339

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