Allen Antiques

20th century

Flaired cuff with rolled and roped border with recessed band. Wrist lame. Back of hand formed of 9 plates, the next to last with raised, roped central band, the final plate formed the fingers. Seprate plate over the base of the thumb. Thumb and fingers covered by overlapped plates. On a custom hand form which originally formed part of a full body form. Formed part of a model armour. It was apparently part of an armour by E. Granger in Paris. A full armour of this type was offered by Hermann Historica as lot 1188 in their 16 Oct. 2012 sale.



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