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KAVACHA, Armour

16th/17th Century

India

Iron

Lenght: 82 cm

Mail and lamellar shirt. The upper body is constructed of a close-set pattern of large robust iron riveted rings, the lower body of smaller rings extending over the thighs.

The arms are of similar construction and of rings progressively smaller towards the cuffs, the front incorporating a pair of convex rectangular plates closed by a series of fish-like clasps. One plate is cut with a brief inscription and a brief modern inscription on the inside, with additional plates at the sides and the back incorporating three vertical rows of overlapping lames.

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

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: 82 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 rectangulares convexas com fechos de fivela semelhantes a peixes. Uma placa tem uma inscrição gravada, com placas mais pequenas de lado e nas costas, incorporando três filas de pequenas lamelas sobrepostas.

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

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

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