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    Sale 7715

    Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds

    31 March 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 160

    AN OTTOMAN STEEL BACKPLATE

    TURKEY, CIRCA 16TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    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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