31 March 2009,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 3,250
Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000
AN OTTOMAN STEEL BACKPLATE
TURKEY, CIRCA 16TH CENTURY
Of circular form, the central slightly raised boss surrounded by radiating flutes, arsenal mark of St Irene to one side, together with five associated smaller shaped plates linked by chain mail
Central panel 10¾in. (27.5cm.) diam.
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A similar backplate was part of a composite suit of armour sold in these Rooms 7 October 2008, lot 210.
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