10 September 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 8,750
Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 2,500
AN INLAID IRON HELMET, EARLY 19TH CENTURY
of high domed form, with attached peak to the forehead and fitted with a raised plume holder, decorated in silver and silver-gilt with twin confronting dragons flanking a large flaming pearl, above scrolling waves and amongst silver bolts of lightening -- 9¾in. (24.8cm.) wide.
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