Lot 4064

A three-piece set of Persian armour, 1st half of the 19th century

Antique Arms and Armour from all over the world | A83aw | Live auction | 414 Lots

Hammer price € 6,200

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Description

The skull of the kulah khud forged in one piece, the riveted crown plate with a sturdy, quadrangular spike. Riveted, adjustable nasal bar, two plume sockets riveted at the side. The skull entirely covered with delicately chased floral décor, interspersed with gold and silver-inlaid cartouches. A continuous band of calligraphic cartouches chiselled along the lower edge. The attached aventail made of closed iron and brass rings, placed end to end. The circular shield (sipar) with a pronounced arch and four semi-circular shield bosses. A riveted brass flange around the edge. Identical chiselled decoration. The original red textile lining with a continuous border on the back. Associated forearm guard, the attached, two-part wrist protector connected with mail rings. Height of the helmet 65 cm, diameter of the shield 46 cm, length of the arm guard 34.5 cm.

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General Information

The auction includes 416 lots and starts on Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020 at 10 am (CET). Lot no. 4001 - 4416. The pre-sale viewing will take place from Oct. 18 - 21 and Oct. 28 - 31, 2020 from 2 to 6 pm (CET). However, the number of participants for both auction and viewing is limited due to Covid-19 restrictions and requires an appointment. Bring your favourite breathing mask! Prior to any visit please check our website - we'll update it as soon as the situation changes.