• Twenty rooms: The private coll auction at Christies

    Sale 2857

    Twenty rooms: The private collection of the late Mrs Elias-Vaes

    27 - 29 April 2010, Amsterdam

  • Lot 387

    A SET OF PERSIAN (QUAJAR) PARADE ARMOUR

    SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A SET OF PERSIAN (QUAJAR) PARADE ARMOUR
    SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY
    Comprising a Kulah Khud, a Dahl and a Bazu Band, the three elements etched with circular cartouches filled with courtly figures on a ground of scrolling foliage, each incorporating calligraphic panels about the borders, and each picked out in gold and silver koftgari, the Kulah Khud with camail of iron and brass rings (3)


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