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KULAH KHUD, Helmet

18th/ 19th Century

Persia (Iran)

Steel, gold, silver

Height: 62 cm. Width: 18 cm

From the Qajar dinasty, of great quality in beaten steel in a one piece cup, topped by a pyramid section spike with a nasal protection, two feather bearers, with a open ring chainmail.

This helmet is decorated in the Persian fashion, with three anthropomorphic depictions of the radiant sun, floral motifs and a Persian script strip all around the helmet's base.

All the drawings are enhanced by inlays in gold and silver. The screw which would keep the nasal protection in place is missing.

Bibl.: Persian and Indo-Persian Arms and Armour of 16th - 19th Century From Polish Collection MUZEUM ZAMKOWE W MALBORKU Malbork 2000 Pag. Nº 241, Fig. Nº60

CZERNY'S THE SPRING SALE of FINE ANTIQUE ARMS & ARMOUR RUSSIAN ORDERS and MILITARIA APRIL 2nd & 3rd , 2011 Teatro Impavidi in Sarzana, Italy

KULAH KHUD, Capacete

Séc. XVIII/XIX

Pérsia (Irão)

Aço, ouro, prata

Altura: 62 cm. Diam.: 18 cm

Capacete da dinastia Qajar, de grande qualidade em aço batido em taça de uma só peça, encimado por um espigão de secção piramidal com protecção nasal e dois porta plumas, com malha de anéis abertos.

Este capacete é decorado à maneira persa, com três formas antropomórficas do sol radiante, motivos florais e uma barra de escrita persa rematando toda a base do capacete.

Todos os desenhos são realçados por embutidos de ouro e prata. Falta o parafuso que prende a protecção nasal.

Bibl.: Persian and Indo-Persian Arms and Armour of 16th - 19th Century From Polish Collection MUZEUM ZAMKOWE W MALBORKU Malbork 2000 Pag. Nº 241, Fig. Nº60

CZERNY'S THE SPRING SALE of FINE ANTIQUE ARMS & ARMOUR RUSSIAN ORDERS and MILITARIA APRIL 2nd & 3rd , 2011 Teatro Impavidi in Sarzana, Italy

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