• 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 396

    A SET OF PERSIAN (QUAJAR) PARADE ARMOUR

    MID 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A SET OF PERSIAN (QUAJAR) PARADE ARMOUR
    MID 19TH CENTURY
    Comprising a Kulah Khud, a Dahl and a Bazu Band, all decorated with a series of shaped cartouches filled with silver encrusted flowers and foliage, all on a ground of scrolling flowers chiselled in low relief, the borders and small details picked out in gold koftgari, the Kulah Khud and Dahl each with a series of calligraphic panels about the border, and the Kulah Khud with camail of small iron and brass patterned rings (3)


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