Gauntlet for the Right Hand

Italian, Milan

Not on view

This gauntlet is finely decorated with trophies or panoplies of arms, consisting of armor parts, weapons, musical instruments, and ribbons arranged in bands and set on a dotted ground. These motifs exist in many variations and are found regularly on Italian decorative art objects throughout much of the sixteenth century.

Gauntlet for the Right Hand, Steel, gold, Italian, Milan

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