Reproduction Plate Armor: Steel Gauntlet (Right)


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    Basic Information

    Artifact Identification Reproduction Plate Armor: Steel Gauntlet (Right)   (1913.09.0004E)
    1. Science & Technology T&E
    2. :
    3. Armaments
    4. :
    5. Body Armor
    Artist/Maker Ernst Schmidt, maker of reproductions of arms and armor. This item was purchased from Ernst Schmidt and can thus be assumed to be a reproduction.
    Geographic Location
    Period/Date 16th century
    Culture German

    Physical Analysis

    Dimension 1 (Length) 31.1 cm
    Dimension 2 (Width) 12.9 cm
    Dimension 3 (Depth) 12.6 cm
    Weight 501 g
    Measuring Remarks Right-hand gauntlet.
    Materials Metal--Steel, Animal--Skin--without Fur/Feathers/Scales
    Manufacturing Processes Forging--Cold, Forming, Chased, Riveting
    Munsell Color Information waived

    Research Remarks

    Published Description

    Photo of item appears in the catalog from Ernst Schmidt, republished by Mowbray in Arms and Armor from the Atelier of Ernest Schmidt, Munich. Page 77, Plate 38.

    Description N/A
    Comparanda N/A

    Mowbray, E. Andrew, Arms and Armor from the Atelier of Ernest Schmidt, Munich; Providene, Rhode Island, 1967. Stone, [-]. A Glossary of the Construction, Decoration, and Use of Arms and Armor (NY, 1961), see esp. entry "solarets."

    Artifact History

    Archaeological Data N/A
    Credit Line/Dedication Purchase
    Reproduction Yes
    Reproduction Information Reproduction made in 1913.

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