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CHAR AINA, Armour Plate

17th - 18th Century

Persia (Iran)

Wootz Steel, gold.

Height: 24.4 cm.

A Char Aina of unusually high quality, forged of wootz damascus steel with a faint gilt inscription at the center, the borders lavishly inlaid with pious inscriptions in gold. Retains its original fretted and gold-inlaid buckles.

Bibl.: George Cameron Stone A Gloss. Of the Const. And Use of the Arms and Armour ISBN 0-486-40726-8 (pbk) Pag.nº174/157 fig.nº218

CHAR AINA, Placa de Armadura

Séc. XVII / XVIII

Pérsia (Irão)

Aço damasquinado, ouro.

Altura: 24.4 cm

Char Aina de alta qualidade, forjada em aço damasquinado com inscrição a ouro no centro. As orlas estão ricamente incrustadas com inscrições religiosas a ouro. Mantém as fivelas originais, decoradas a ouro.

Bibl.: George Cameron Stone A Gloss. Of the Const. And Use of the Arms and Armour ISBN 0-486-40726-8 (pbk) Pag.nº174/157 fig.nº218

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