WELCOME TO INVALUABLE
Be the first to know about
the latest online auctions.
Please enter a valid email address (name@host.com)
Sign Up »
PS: We value your privacy
Thank you!
 
 
Want to learn more
about online auctions?
Take a Quick Tour »
 
Invaluable cannot guarantee the accuracy of translations through Google Translate and disclaims any responsibility for inaccurate translations.
Show translation options

Lot 1649: Islamic Gilt Engraved Kulah Khud Helmet

Antiquities: Day 3

by TimeLine Auctions

December 8, 2016

London, United Kingdom

Live Auction
Sold
Looking for the realized and estimated price?

Description: 17th-18th century AD. An iron kulah khud helmet with hemispherical bowl decorated with scrolling plant motif and calligraphic panels to the side and rim with Koranic verse; socket to the front for nasal guard, two plume-holders to either side; holes on the top for attachment of spike; mail neck-guard of butted links; mounted on a custom-made stand. See the Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna, for a similar example made about 1560 for a grand vizier of the Ottoman sultan S?leyman the Magnificent (r. 1520?66"). 4 kg total, 50cm including stand (19 1/2"). Property of a German gentleman; acquired 1980-1990.

Condition Report: Fair condition.

Lot title
$0 (starting bid)
Lot title
$0 (starting bid)
Lot title
$0 (starting bid)
 
Lot title
$0 (starting bid)
Lot title
$0 (starting bid)
Lot title
$0 (starting bid)
 
Lot title
$0 (starting bid)
Lot title
$0 (starting bid)
Lot title
$0 (starting bid)