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    Sale 7571

    Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds

    8 April 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 266

    AN INDIAN ENGRAVED STEEL HELMET (KHULA KHUD)

    NORTH INDIA, 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    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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