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KAVACHA, Armour

16th/17th Century

India

Iron

Lenght: 97 cm

Mail and lamellar shirt. The upper body is formed entirely of large iron riveted rings, the lower portion extending to skirts covering the full length of the thighs and formed of progressively smaller rings.

The arms of similar construction, the front incorporating a pair of convex plates with clasp closures, the plates each cut with an inscription, with smaller plates at the sides and the back incorporating three vertical rows of small overlapping lames, retaining the original padded fabric lining.

Bibl.:THE NASSER D. KHALILI COLLECTION OF ISLAMIC ART "THE ARTS OF WAR" - DAVID ALEXANDER - ISBN 0-19-727618-0 Pag.160 Fig.100

An Introduction to Indian Arms and Armour Royal Armouries (Leeds) ISBN 0 948092 57 2 Pag.-21

George Cameron Stone A Gloss. Of the Const. And Use of the Arms and Armour ISBN 0-486-40726-8 (pbk) Pag.nº47fig.nº56(1)

Indian Armours In the National Museum Collection - A Catalogue - (G.N. Pant / K.K. Sharma) ISBN: 81-85832-12-9 // Pag.132 Fig.147

Splendeur des Armes Orientales ISBN2 95 02 785 - 07 Pag.84/85 fig.139/141

Persian Arms and Armour - ISBN 83-86206-31-4 Pag.68/214/215 Fig.2a;2b (From the same lot of armour from the Bikaner forterss back to the 16th century or even earlier)

CHRISTIE'S Amsterdam - THE DECORATIVE ARTS SALE INCLUDING FINE PAINTINGS 21 Sep. 2010 Lot . Nº 100 (Catalogue)

KAVACHA, Armadura

Séc. XVI/XVII

India

Ferro

Comprimento: 97 cm

Camisa de cota de malha e lamelas. A parte superior do corpo é composta inteiramente de grandes anéis rebitados de ferro, a parte inferior extendendo-se para saiote cobrindo a totalidade do comprimento das coxas e formado por anéis progressivamente mais pequenos.

Os braços são de construção semelhante, a frente incorporando um par de placas convexas com fechos de fivela, as placas ambas têm uma inscrição gravada, com placas mais pequenas de lado e nas costas, incorporando três filas de pequenas lamelas sobrepostas, retendo o forro original.

Bibl.:THE NASSER D. KHALILI COLLECTION OF ISLAMIC ART "THE ARTS OF WAR" - DAVID ALEXANDER - ISBN 0-19-727618-0 Pag.160 Fig.100

An Introduction to Indian Arms and Armour Royal Armouries (Leeds) ISBN 0 948092 57 2 Pag.-21

George Cameron Stone A Gloss. Of the Const. And Use of the Arms and Armour ISBN 0-486-40726-8 (pbk) Pag.nº47fig.nº56(1)

Indian Armours In the National Museum Collection - A Catalogue - (G.N. Pant / K.K. Sharma) ISBN: 81-85832-12-9 // Pag.132 Fig.147

Splendeur des Armes Orientales ISBN2 95 02 785 - 07 Pag.84/85 fig.139/141

Persian Arms and Armour - ISBN 83-86206-31-4 Pag.68/214/215 Fig.2a;2b (From the same lot of armour from the Bikaner forterss back to the 16th century or even earlier)

CHRISTIE'S Amsterdam - THE DECORATIVE ARTS SALE INCLUDING FINE PAINTINGS 21 Sep. 2010 Lot . Nº 100 (Catalogue)

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