Lot 24: Indo-Persian Matching Helmet Kulah Khud and Shield Dhal
December 5, 2016
Royal Tunbridge Wells, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: Indo-Persian Matching Helmet Kulah Khud and Shield Dhal, 19th century, the helmet with iron bowl etched with cartouches containing seated figures surrounded by domestic utensils, the border etched with Islamic inscriptions heightened with silver damascene, sliding nasal bar (screw missing), twin plume sockets, square section top spike, camail of butted links including bands of brass links; the shield etched and silver damascened en-suite with the helmet, and fitted with brass border and 4 iron bosses. Shield 47cms diameter. Good condition, the set would benefit from careful cleaning.