8 April 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 5,000
Estimate GBP 4,000 - GBP 6,000
AN INDIAN ENGRAVED STEEL HELMET (KHULA KHUD)
NORTH INDIA, 18TH CENTURY
Of domed form, the surface carved with fine overall floral scrolls and flowerhead medallions, a plain band below, applied plume-holders, noseguard and upper spike, the skirt of fine mail worked with a lozenge lattice of brass links, the reverse with a copper design
19½in. (49.5cm.) high including skirt
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