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    Sale 5331

    Indian and Islamic Works of Art and Textiles

    11 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 232

    A DAMASCENED PIERCED STEEL ARMGUARD, HELMET AND SHIELD, AFGHANISTAN OR IRAN, 20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A DAMASCENED PIERCED STEEL ARMGUARD, HELMET AND SHIELD, AFGHANISTAN OR IRAN, 20TH CENTURY
    The armguard with inscriptions contained within sunburst design, the helmet with similar contained within roundels and further scrolling vine decoration, the shield with four bosses, pierced throughout with arabesque design - shield 16 1/2in (42cm) diameter (3) (3)


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