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KULAH KHUD, Helmet

17th / 18th Century

Northern India, Rajastan

Iron, gold

Height.: 20 cm, Diam: 20.5 cm.

Kulah Khud from Rajastan in very good condition. This helmet displays a profuse chiselling and Koftghari decoration with gold vegetable motifs. Feather holders, top spigot and nasal protection are all original and in very good condition.

Chainmail is in reasonable condition but missing the front. Lining is from a later date.

Bibl.:INDIAN ARMOURS IN THE NATIONAL MUSEUM COLLECTION - A CATALOGUE- Pag.-44/45 Fig,- 13/14/15

George Cameron Stone A Gloss. Of the Const. And Use of the Arms and Armour, ISBN 0-486-40726-8 (pbk) Pag.nº398/399 fig.nº498

Catalogue of the S. Domingos auction house, 62nd auction July 2011- cover and Pag.69.

KULAH KHUD, Capacete

Séc. XVII - XVIII

Índia do Norte, Rajastão

Ferro, ouro

alt.: 20 cm, Diam: 20.5 cm.

Kulah Khud do norte da Índia, Rajastão em muito bom estado de conservação. Calote com profuso cinzelado e decoração Koftghari com motivos vegetalistas a ouro. Porta plumas, espigão do topo, e protecção nasal em bom estado de conservação e originais.

Malha em razoável estado mas incompleta, faltando a zona frontal. Forro de data posterior.

Bibl.:INDIAN ARMOURS IN THE NATIONAL MUSEUM COLLECTION - A CATALOGUE- Pag.-44/45 Fig,- 13/14/15

George Cameron Stone A Gloss. Of the Const. And Use of the Arms and Armour, ISBN 0-486-40726-8 (pbk) Pag.nº398/399 fig.nº498

Catálogo da Leiloeira S. Domingos 62º Leilão Julho 2011- Capa e Pag.69.

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