Lot 2188. Cuirass of an armor in the Western style

Starting price:€ 4 500
Auction date:12.06.2019   12:00 UTC +02:00
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Lot 2188Cuirass of an armor in the Western style
Mughal-India. 17./18. Century

Damascus Steel. Made up of two Parts with hinges on the sides and on the shoulders. A separate neck protector set. On the front there is a Central ridge, and the chest dropped. The edges with gebogten Trimmings on the shoulders and at the neckline in the front and rear sheet-shaped appliqués.

Armor in this Form were manufactured by the gunsmiths of Nizam Ali Khan of Hyderabad and from the local army used. Height 45cm. On the left shoulder, a signature, presumably of the manufacturer. Condition B. the Inside and the bottom is rusty. Hinge rods replaced.

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