Antique Islamic Mughal India Indo Persian Helmet Kulah-Khud to sword talwar. Antique 17th-18th century Islamic Mughal India Indo Persian Helmet Kulah-Khud. The skull is hand chiseled with eight circular medallions containing various figures. The edge of the helmet is adorned by a broad band of creepers all damascened in silver koftgari. The skull of the helmet is hand forged from a single piece of thick solid steel with visible hammer marks in the interior but with a perfectly smooth surface on the exterior.Height from the top of the spike to the bottom edge of the helmet: 25.5 cm (10.04 inches). Diameter: 22.5 cm (8.86 inches).
CONDITION: Minor crack on the edge of the skull at the sight below the band. Due to the heavy high-quality steel structure of the helmet this damage was certainly made during combat, spike slightly bend. REFERENCES: A similar helmets is in the collection of the National Museum of New Delhi dated to 1750, published in the "Indian Arms and Armour Volume III" by Dr. Since the market is flooded by reproductions of Indo-Persian Arms and Armour including Kulah-Khud Helmets, made by artisans, in India, in the stale off authentic objects, some of them are very well made and professionally aged to look old as authentic 16th - 18th century objects, which for inexperienced collectors look the same as the authentic objects.
However, these reproductions do not have any historical or investment value. We would like to inform our clients that this is a 100% authentic antique 17th-18th Century Mughal helmet, and is accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity. The display head is not included with the helmet. All items are guaranteed to be authentic antiques, and not reproductions. All our artifacts are accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity.
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This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\Middle East". The seller is "eclecticmuseum" and is located in Ontario.
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