Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Pair of Gauntlets

17th century
Steel, leather
L. of each 14 in. (35.6 cm); W. of each 7 1/2 in. (19.1 cm)
Armor Parts-Gauntlets
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1955
Accession Number:
55.185.2a, b
Not on view
Counts of Erbach-Erbach, Schloss Erbach, Germany (by 1926, until 1932; inv. no. 103; Graeflich Erbach'sche Waffensammlung aus dem Rittersaal zu Erbach im Odenwald (...) sale, Galerie Fischer, Lucerne, Switzerland, September 6–7, 1932, no. 43, to Raymond Bartel for Hearst); William Randolph Hearst, St. Donat's Castle, Wales (1932–d. 1951; lot no. A.104); by descent to the International Studio Art Division, The Hearst Corporation, New York (1951–1955; inv. S/B, lot no. 1630, art. no. 5; sold on November 21, 1955, to MMA).
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