Lot 2185. Significant armor with hunting scenes

Starting price:€ 10 000
Auction date:12.06.2019   12:00 UTC +02:00
ID 199828
Lot 2185Significant armor with hunting scenes
India or Persia. 17./18. Century

Steel in low Relief chased with koftgari inlays in Gold. The cuirass in the char aina-Form (literally 'four mirrors') with a plastic sun face on the chest plate. Arm guard (bazuband/dastana) with a smaller part. Round shield (dhal) with six humps on the inside of the leather poster and means for mounting the bracket. All parts covered with a dense pattern of hunting scenes in the curly cartridges. In the centre of the shield of the ruler, him hunters surrounded the track with a bow and arrow or with spears, the bunnies and other animals
. Cuirass H. 38, 32x24cm, armguard, L. 36cm, shield Ø 43cm. Condition B. enclosed: belt bag with lanyard and dagger quiver. Leather, embroidered. A little rusty.
Collection Assböck, collected 1. Half of the 20. Century

-Stephen V. Grancsay: The New Galleries of Oriental Arms and Armor. In: The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, New Series, Vol. 16, No. 9, May 1958. Comparisons Of P. 241-256

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