Arms and Armour Online Auction

June 23, 2011


Lot 4

Pair German Gauntlets, 16th century

Pair German Gauntlets, 16th century
Lot 4 Details
Pair German Gauntlets, 16th century

probably Nuremberg, with four articulated metacarpal plates, roped edge pointed cuffs and similarly ridged knuckle guard
height 9.5" — 24.1 cm.

Estimate $300-$400

Realised: $1,800
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report

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Pair German Gauntlets, 16th century
  • Pair German Gauntlets, 16th century

Property from the collection of Harrison M. Scheak, Toronto


For condition information please contact the specialist.


About Condition Ratings

  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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