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    Sale 5971

    An English Look - Robert Kime, Piers von Westenholz, David Bedale and James Graham-Stewart

    8 July 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 442

    A SET OF GILT-DECORATED KOFTGARI ARMOUR
    INDIA, EARLY 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A SET OF GILT-DECORATED KOFTGARI ARMOUR
    INDIA, EARLY 19TH CENTURY
    Comprising helmet, shield, bazubands, four body plates and bow, each decorated with fine foliate scrolling vine, the shield with four cartouches of elegant nasta'liq, the helmet with noseguard and two plume holders, all but the bow with silk lining, the helmet and bazubands complete with chainmail skirts
    Shield - 16 in. (40.6 cm.) diameter
    Bow - 37 in. (94 cm.) long


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