• Indian & Islamic Works of Art  auction at Christies

    Sale 5836

    Indian & Islamic Works of Art & Textiles

    9 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 219

    A QAJAR ACID ETCHED HELMET, SHIELD AND ARMGUARD, IRAN, 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A QAJAR ACID ETCHED HELMET, SHIELD AND ARMGUARD, IRAN, 19TH CENTURY
    The helmet with domed skull etched with a series of sun faces above inscription cartouches, fitted with sliding nasal, plume-holders, spike, and mail, the shield and armguard (not illustrated) with similar decoration - 40 1/2in (103cm) diameter (3)


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