Antique 18th -19th century Islamic Indo Persian Helmet Kulah-Khud. Authentic antique 18th -19th century Islamic Indo Persian nobleman helmet Kulah-Khud.
The skull is beautifully decorated with six circular medallions and human figures in Indo Persian costumes. The edge of the helmet is adorned by a broad band of six cartouches containing script in Arabic calligraphy. The skull of the helmet is hammered from a single piece of thick solid steel with visible hammer marks in the interior but with a perfectly smooth exterior surface. CONDITION: Showing the age and usage with nice age patina, the head of the nasal bars screw broken, silver inlaid slightly worn.Due to the fact that the market is flooded with reproductions of Indo Persian arms and armour, including helmets, which for inexperienced collectors look the same as authentic artifacts, we would like to inform our clients that this is a 100% authentic antique Indo Persian helmet dated to the 18th - 19th century and is accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity. REFERENCES: A three similar helmet are in the collection of the National Museum of New Delhi dated to 17th century, published in the "Indian Armours in the National Museum Collection Catalogue" by G. Sharma, Page 46 Figure 16, Page 48 Figure19 and 20. The display stand is not included with the helmet.
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Show off your items with Auctiva's Listing Templates. The item "Antique 18-19th century Islamic Indo Persian Helmet Kulah-Khud to sword shamshir" is in sale since Saturday, September 02, 2017. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\Middle East". The seller is "eclecticmuseum" and is located in Ontario, Canada. This item can be shipped worldwide.