Arms, Armour & Militaria Sale
on Wednesday 27th June 2018
On view:
Sunday 24th June: 12noon to 4pm
Monday 25th June: 10am to 7pm
Tuesday 26th June: 10am to 5pm
Lots: 151-200 of 516
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Lot 151
‡ AN INDIAN JADE-HILTED DAGGER (KHANJAR), LATE 19TH CENTURY
with recurved double-edged blade of watered steel, carved blue-grey jade hilt with short quillons, waisted grip and lobe-shaped pommel
20.0 cm; 7 7/8 in blade

Estimate:  £500 - 700 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 152
‡ AN INDIAN JADE-HILTED DAGGER (KHANJAR), EARLY 19TH CENTURY
with associated recurved double-edged blade inlaid with a gold calligraphic cartouche on one side at the forte, pale green carved jade hilt comprising a pair of short quillons, integral grip shaped for the fingers and lobe-shaped pommel, decorated over its surface with a vertical arrangement of bud-shaped lotus flowers and foliage, the blade painted with the inventory number 'D67'
23.5 cm; 9 1/4 in blade

Estimate:  £700 - 1000 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 153
‡ AN INDIAN JADE-HILTED DAGGER, 19TH CENTURY
with straight double-edged blade from a spear, chiselled with foliage at the forte, green jade hilt carved with foliage, including tapering grip and bifurcated pommel with scrolling terminals and carved bud-shaped button, the blade painted with the inventory number 'D83'
18.5 cm; 7 1/4 in blade

Estimate:  £600 - 800 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 154
‡ AN INDIAN JADE HILT FROM A ZAFAR TAKIEH, LATE 18TH/EARLY 19TH CENTURY
with associated pattern-welded doubled-edged blade from a Malaysian kriss, green jade grip of characteristic form, finely carved with foliage over its surface, with scrolling terminals, and the top carved with a flowerhead set with a red stone, the blade painted with the inventory number 'D84'
32.0 cm; 12 1/2 in blade


Estimate:  £500 - 800 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 155
‡ AN INDIAN SMALL JADE-HILTED DAGGER, 19TH CENTURY
with double-edged blade, and slender jade grip with lobed pommel carved with foliage, the blade painted with the inventory number 'D57'
13.5 cm; 5 3/8 in blade

Estimate:  £150 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 156
‡ AN INDIAN JADE-HILTED DAGGER (KHANJAR), LATE 19TH CENTURY
with recurved blade with a gold inlaid calligraphic cartouche at the forte (rubbed), pale white jade grip with a pair of short scrolling foliate quillons, slender grip shaped for the fingers, and lobated pommel, the latter with a well carved openwork lotus flowerhead on each face, the blade painted with the inventory number 'D77'
21.0 cm; 8 3/8 in blade

Estimate:  £800 - 1200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 157
‡ AN INDIAN JADE-HILTED DAGGER (KHANJAR), LATE 19TH CENTURY
with recurved blade formed with a medial ridge and a reinforced tip, carved mutton-fat jade hilt, comprising scrolling quillons carved with a lotus flower and foliage, integral grip shaped for the fingers and lobed pommel carved en suite, the blade painted with the inventory number 'D73'
21.5 cm; 8 1/2 in blade


Estimate:  £800 - 1200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 158
‡ AN INDIAN COMPOSITE DAGGER WITH GOLD-INLAID JADE GRIP, 19TH CENTURY
with double-edged jambiya blade formed with a medial ridge, russet iron hilt decorated with a dense arrangement of minute gilt flowerheads, spinach green jade hilt profusely inlaid with a running pattern of gold flowers and foliage
22.5 cm; 8 7/8 in blade



Estimate:  £700 - 900 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 159
‡ AN INDIAN JADE-HILTED DAGGER (KHANJAR), LATE 19TH CENTURY
with earlier curved double-edged blade of watered steel formed with a slender medial ridge on each face, mutton fat jade hilt carved with a pair of vestigial quillons, sprays of conventional foliage and lobated pommel, the blade painted with the inventory number 'D70'
24.2 cm; 9 1/2 in blade
Estimate:  £600 - 800 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 160
‡ AN INDIAN JADE-HILTED DAGGER, 19TH CENTURY
with earlier khanjarli type fullered blade with a reinforced tip, and pale green jade 'pistol' grip, the blade painted with the inventory number 'D74'
21.5 cm; 8 1/2 in blade


Estimate:  £400 - 500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 161
AN INDIAN DAGGER (KATAR), LATE 17TH/18TH CENTURY AND A FOLDING KATAR, 19TH CENTURY
the first with flat tapering double-edged blade, iron hilt extending over the base of the blade and retaining the latter with a pair of rivets, with chiselled beaded border, a pair of moulded baluster shaped grip-bars, much early silver-plated finish, in its wooden scabbard covered with tooled leather and fitted with brass chape; the second with tapering blade with characteristic cover and iron hilt each decorated with silver koftgari, in its scabbard
the first: 26.8 cm; 10 5/8 in blade
(2)
Estimate:  £500 - 700 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 162
TWO INDIAN DAGGERS (KATAR), 18TH CENTURY
the first with tapering blade of watered steel formed with a reinforced tip (small areas of light pitting), iron hilt including a pair of moulded grip-bars, decorated over its surface with gold koftgari scrolling foliage (rubbed) on a russet ground; the second with tapering blade formed with a central ridge, reinforced tip and a pair of converging fullers on each face, long iron hilt with a pair of grip-bars and retaining some gold koftgari border ornament
the first: 21.5 cm; 8 1/2 in blade
(2)
Estimate:  £500 - 700 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 163
AN INDIAN DAGGER (KATAR), 19TH CENTURY
with tapering blade of watered steel, formed with a reinforced tip and central ridge on each face, the latter decorated with gold koftgari flowers and foliage, iron hilt comprising a pair of slender side bars and grip bars all decorated en suite with the blade
18.5 cm; 7 1/4 in blade

Estimate:  £300 - 400 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 164
TWO INDIAN DAGGERS (KATAR) AND ANOTHER DAGGER WITH TALWAR HILT, 18TH AND 19TH CENTURIES
the first with sharply tapering fullered blade formed with a reinforced tip, a pair of side bars widening towards the terminals, and a pair of faceted grip bars; the second with reinforced blade and slender hilt; the third with double-edged blade from a European military sword, and characteristic iron hilt with recurved knuckle-guard
the first: 27.0 cm; 10 5/8 in blade
(3)

Estimate:  £150 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 165
AN INDIAN DAGGER (KATAR), 18TH CENTURY
with short tapering blade, iron hilt extending over the base of the blade, formed of a pair of flaring side bars and a pair of elaborate pair of grip bars (pitted)
21.0 cm; 8 1/4 in blade


Estimate:  £150 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 166
AN INDIAN DAGGER (KHANJAR), MID-19TH CENTURY
with slightly recurved blade of finely watered steel, double-edged for its upper two thirds and formed with a delicate filed moulding on the back-edge, blued iron hilt formed with a pair of basal lobes, and smoky quartz pommel set with a green paste in a gold setting on each face, in its fabric-bound leather-covered wooden scabbard with blued iron mounts en suite with the hilt (areas of rust)
21.0 cm; 8 1/4 in blade


Estimate:  £2000 - 2500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 167
A SPANISH FOLDING KNIFE (NAVAJA) AND FIVE MIDDLE EASTERN DAGGERS, LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURIES
the first with folding blade formed with a long clipped-back point, iron body faced with an alternating design of bone, mother-of-pearl and tortoiseshell and German silver terminals; the second a small Caucasian kindjal with fullered blade, engraved brass hilt, in its matching scabbard; the third a white metal-mounted jambiya, in its scabbard; the fourth a miniature pesh kabz, the hilt composed of green stone and mother-of-pearl, and two further daggers
the first: 24.7 cm; 9 3/4 in blade
(6)
Estimate:  £200 - 250 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 168
§A SMALL INDIAN KNIFE, 19TH CENTURY
with recurved blade formed with a reinforced tip, iron hilt and a pair of ivory grips-scales retained by three iron rivets
14.0 cm; 5 1/2 in blade


Estimate:  £50 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 169
‡ AN INDIAN THROWING RING (CHAKRAM), LATE 19TH CENTURY
of flattened iron, the inner border inlaid with silver foliage on each face (losses, small areas of pitting)
20.2 cm; 8 in diameter
Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 170
AN INDIAN DAGGER, LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY
with wavy double-edged hollow blade, chiselled over the forte with gilt flowers, integral hollow iron hilt decorated in gold with exotic birds, hinged pommel formed as a gilt monsterhead opening to reveal a concealed dagger fitted with a threaded pommel incorporating a further removable blade, in its scabbard
22.5 cm; 8 7/8 in blade



Estimate:  £250 - 350 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 171
§A PERSIAN DAGGER (KARD), LATE 19TH CENTURY
with tapering single-edged blade of watered steel, iron hilt decorated with gold koftgari foliage, and a pair of ivory grip-scales retained by two rivets, in its wooden scabbard encased in pierced and chased silver decorated with scale designs and a brief inscription on one face "Indeed we have given you a clear conquest." (Qur'an 48 (al-Fath), vs. 1) and on the other face "al- 'izz wa'l-iqbal wa'l-dawla wal-baqa li-sahibihi" ("Glory and fortune and wealth and long life to its owner.")
22.5 cm; 8 7/8 in blade

Estimate:  £400 - 600 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 172
‡ AN INDIAN DAGGER (PESH-KABZ), 20TH CENTRY
with recurved blade of T-section, decorated with gold scrollwork at the forte the hilt pierced and inset with minute balls, inlaid with further scrolls en suite, and fitted with hardwood grip-scales inset with bone rondels, in its velvet-covered scabbard
22.0 cm; 8 3/4 in blade
Estimate:  £150 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 173
‡ A SMALL OTTOMAN DAGGER, TURKEY, 19TH CENTURY
with straight single-edged blade inlaid with gold scrollwork on each face at the forte, gold inlaid stone grip formed of a ball moulding at each end, copper cap pommel retaining a single coloured paste (the remaining three missing), and integral grip decorated en suite
19.0 cm; 7 1/2 in blade

Estimate:  £250 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 174
§AN INDIAN KHYBER KNIFE, 19TH CENTURY
with tapering blade formed with a reinforced back-edge, iron hilt encrusted with gold flowers within linear frames, (losses) and a pair of ivory grip-scales retained by four rivets (small chips)
39.5 cm; 15 1/2 in blade

Estimate:  £250 - 350 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 175
‡ A BALKAN TROUSSE, SECOND HALF OF THE 19TH CENTURY
formed of three single-edged knives, each decorated with gold scrollwork at the forte, and chased silver grip, in a silver-covered wooden scabbard, the outer surface chased with traditional motifs, the basal finial formed as a marine monster, and the top fitted with a red and blue-stone encrusted band
15.0 cm; 6 in blade


Estimate:  £400 - 500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 176
A TURKISH SHORTSWORD (YATAGHAN), SECOND HALF OF THE 19TH CENTURY
with curved single-edged blade with traces of calligraphic panels, embossed brass hilt extending over the forte, decorated with flowers and foliage, and a pair of large horn grip scales rising to a characteristic eared pommel, in its leather-covered wooden scabbard (chape missing)
64.3 cm; 25 3/8 in blade


Estimate:  £300 - 400 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 177
‡ AN INDIAN DAGGER (BICHWA), LATE 19TH CENTURY
with two characteristic slightly recurved blades, each of flattened-diamond section and formed with a reinforced point, brass loop-shaped hilt with slender inner-guard, the outer with pierced cusped border and a pair of elephants
20.0 cm; 8 in blades

Estimate:  £250 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 178
AN INDIAN DAGGER (BICHWA), LATE 18TH/19TH CENTURY
with curved 'scorpion sting' blade formed with a reinforced tip, loop-shaped iron hilt chiselled with a foliate border at the front, a slender band at the back and bud-shaped pommel
18.5 cm; 7 1/24 in blade


Estimate:  £80 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 179
AN INDIAN DAGGER (CHILANUM), LATE 17TH/18TH CENTURY
with curved tapering double-edged blade formed with a central rib and a reinforced tip, iron hilt comprising bifurcated guard and pommel, the latter extending on one side to form a recurved knuckle-guard with stylised monsterhead finial, and bud-shaped pommel button (areas of pitting and wear)
23.0 cm; 9 in blade


Estimate:  £150 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 180
AN INDIAN SWORD (TALWAR), LATE 18TH CENTURY
with curved single-edged watered steel blade (the tip with one small chip, areas of surface rust), iron hilt of characteristic form, including straight quillons swelling to a pair of mushroom-shaped terminals, recurved knuckle-guard, large disc pommel and solid grip, decorated over its entire surface with a dense pattern of gold damascened flowers and foliage (areas of rust and light pitting)
81.0 cm; 31 7/8 in blade

Estimate:  £1200 - 1800 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 181
A SOUTH INDIAN RAPIER LATE 15TH/16TH CENTURY, PROBABLY MALIBAR
with associated long slender blade of flattened-diamond section, iron hilt extending over the base of the blade with a pair of attenuated shaped panels, near figure-of-eight shaped guard drawn out towards the blade in four pronounced points, disc pommel with shaped button and integral grip (pitted)
114.0 cm 45 in blade

For a discussion of this group see Elgood 2004, pp.79-89.
Estimate:  £1000 - 1500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 182
AN INDIAN SWORD (FIRANGI), 18TH CENTURY
with straight fullered blade of European make struck with a double eye-lash mark on one face at the forte, punched with a brief inscription on each face, iron hilt comprising a pair of long shaped langets enclosing the forte, figure-of-eight shaped guard extending to a broad moulded knuckle-guard, fluted cup-shaped pommel, attenuated pommel and integral grip
104.0 cm; 41 in blade
Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 183
§A PERSIAN SWORD (SHAMSHIR), LATE 18TH/EARLY 19TH CENTURY
with curved single-edged blade (one small chip, pitted), iron hilt retaining some gold koftagri scrollwork and ivory grip-scales
78.5 cm; 31 in blade
Estimate:  £150 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 184
‡ AN INDIAN STAFF WEAPON (BHUJ), LATE 19TH CENTURY
with plain blade formed with a clipped-back point, the lower portion enclosed by an elephant's head with a seated rider holding an ancus above, copper haft chased with foliage, screw-in basal cap incorporating a concealed blade, with its matching copper-mounted velvet scabbard
16.0 cm; 6 1/4 in blade

Estimate:  £250 - 350 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 185
‡ A PERSIAN AXE (TABAR), 19TH CENTURY
with wedge-shaped head formed with a curved blade and a flattened rear pean, decorated with gold koftgari border foliage and chiselled with foliage inhabited by exotic animals, and tubular iron haft decorated with silver koftgari
61.0 cm; 24 in overall
Estimate:  £500 - 700 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 186
‡ AN INDO-PERSIAN AXE, LATE19TH CENTURY
with crescentic head decorated with silver koftgari foliage (losses, patinated), central spike, shaped rear pean and tubular haft
71.5 cm; 28 1/4 in overall

Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 187
AN INDIAN AXE, 19TH CENTURY
with iron head formed with a robust faceted central spike, small crescentic axe-blade decorated with brass flowers and foliage, incorporating a small loop at the top, on its turned ivory haft
46.5 cm; 18 3/8 in overall


Estimate:  £150 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 188
AN INDIAN AXE, TWO INDIAN SWORDS (TALWAR) AND A FURTHER INDIAN SWORD (KHANDA), 18TH AND 19TH CENTURIES
the first with crescentic head engraved with lines and inlaid with brass, on its wooden haft; the second with curved blade double-edged toward the point, stamped with a mark at the forte, iron hilt incorporating a pair of down-turned quillons with flat bud-shaped finials and cup pommel; the third with slightly curved blade and characteristic iron hilt; and the fourth with straight European blade double-edged towards the point, iron hilt with figure-of-eight shaped guard and attenuated pommel
the first: 64.0 cm; 25 1/4 in overall
(4)

Estimate:  £200 - 250 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 189
TWO INDIAN AXES (BULLOVA) AND THREE SPEARS, 19TH CENTURY
the first and second each with crescentic head and moulded socket, each on a wooden haft; the third African, with etched three-pronged head, on a wooden haft; the fourth with leaf-shaped blade impressed with a series of eye-lash marks, tapering socket, on a wooden haft; the fifth with hollow-triangular blade, moulded socket, on a wooden haft
the first: 79.0 cm; 31 1/8 in overall
(5)
Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 190
‡ AN INDIAN SPEARHEAD, SECOND HALF OF THE 19TH CENTURY
with tapering reinforced tip of diamond-section, double-edged at the base, border-engraved rectangular ricasso, tapering faceted socket moulded at the base and the top formed as a chiselled monsterhead
37.4 cm; 14 3/4 in head

Estimate:  £150 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 191
AN INDIAN SILVER-MOUNTED SPEAR, LATE 18TH/EARLY 19TH CENTURY
with slender leaf-shaped blade formed with a pair of recessed elliptical panels on each face, long faceted socket, on its wooden haft, the top fitted with an finely cast and chased silver spherical moulding pierced with flowers and foliage, and the bottom wrapped with iron
46.2 cm; 18 in head

Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 192
TWO INDIAN AND FOUR AFRICAN SPEARS, 18TH AND 19TH CENTURIES
the first with tapering head formed with a medial ridge and a reinforced tip, faceted socket enriched with brass (small losses) on its bamboo haft with weighted iron shoe, decorated with brass en suite with the head; the second similar (tip slightly chipped) on its bamboo haft (shoe missing); the third formed entirely of iron, with tapering head of square section; the fourth and fifth on short wooden hafts and the sixth with pattern-welded head
the first: 49.3 cm; 19 1/2 in head
(6)
Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 193
AN INDIAN SPEARHEAD, 19TH CENTURY
with triangular head formed in two-stages and with a reinforced tip, and tapering socket formed with two raised mouldings
39.5 cm; 15 1/2 in overall

Estimate:  £150 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 194
A CAUCASIAN SHORTSWORD (KINDJAL), DATED 1910/11
with broad blade tapering to a sharp point, formed with a watered central fuller on each face and cut with a brief inscription 'Sahibuhu Shamil' (Its owner, Shamil), silver hilt chased with foliage and beadwork enriched with niello, horn grip-scales retained by three rivets, the upper and lower drawn-out to a pronounced faceted moulding at the front, in its original leather-covered wooden scabbard with large silver mounts chased en suite with the hilt on the outer face and with the date 1328 (1910-11) and a brief inscription 'amal Harun Sahibuhu Buri/Bari (?) ramsi (?)' (Made by Harun, its owner Burj/Barj (?) Ramsi (?)) in niello on the inner (two reinforcing panels missing)
41.2 cm; 16 1/4 in blade
Estimate:  £800 - 1200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 195
A RUSSIAN COSSAK MILITARY DAGGER (KINDJAL), DATED 1917, ANOTHER, DATED 1910; A HIGHLAND DIRK BY JOSEPH RODGERS & SONS, AND TWO BAYONETS
the first of regulation type, with curved blade formed with two long fullers on each face and dated at the forte, wooden grip, in its scabbard; the second similar, in its scabbard; the third with signed notched blade, basket-weave grip (pommel glass missing), in its scabbard with accompanying pieces; a U.S. bayonet, dated 1917, in its scabbard; a German Mauser bayonet and a trench dagger with blade of cruciform section, in its scabbard
the first: 43.7 cm; 17 1/4 in blade
(6)

Estimate:  £300 - 500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 196
‡ A CAUCASIAN SHORTSWORD (KINDJAL), THIRD QUARTER OF THE 19TH CENTURY
with broad double-edged flat blade tapering to a sharp point and formed with a pair of long fullers on either side of a central fuller on each face, shaped tang decorated with gold koftgari (losses), fitted with a pair of dark horn grip-scales retained by three iron rivets, the upper and lower fitted with shaped iron caps each drawn-out and decorated with further gold scrollwork
49.8 cm; 19 5/8 in blade

Estimate:  £250 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 197
A PERSIAN ETCHED IRON HELMET (KULAH KHUD), QAJAR, 19TH CENTURY
of hemispherical form, fitted at its apex with a spike with moulded base, at the front with a sliding nasal bar secured by a thumb-screw and with a plume-holder on either side, decorated throughout with a framework of gold cartouches, mounted warriors, exotic beasts and birds, all enriched with gold, and mail neck defence of butted links
28.0 cm; 11 in high
Estimate:  £500 - 600 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 198
AN UNUSUAL PERSIAN HELMET FOR A CHILD (KULAH KHUD), QAJAR, LATE 19TH CENTURY
of hemispherical form, fitted at its apex and with a loop on each side at the base for straps, decorated throughout with a series of etched cartouches filled with exotic birds and flowers, all within an elaborate gold koftgari framework (patinated, the gold worn)
13.0 cm; 5 1/8 in high


Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 199
A PERSIAN ETCHED IRON HELMET (KULAH KHUD), QAJAR, 19TH CENTURY
of hemispherical form, the brim hammer welded to the bowl, fitted at its apex with a moulded base for a spike (now missing), at the front with a sliding nasal bar secured by a thumb-screw and with a plume-holder on each side, decorated throughout with a framework of gold cartouches filled with mounted warriors and calligraphy, the brim encircled by a calligraphic panel framed by gold lines, and mail neck-defence of butted links
14.5 cm; 5 3/4 in high
Estimate:  £300 - 400 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 200
AN INDO-PERSIAN HELMET (KULAH KHUD), ARM DEFENCE (BAZU BAND) AND SHIELD (DHAL), 19TH CENTURY
the first with hemi-spherical skull, pierced with four heart-shaped panels each fitted with an iron plate within a moulded frame, the skull fitted at its apex with a low spike, a pair of plume-holders at the front and with a staple for a sliding nasal guard, decorated over the greater part of its surface with gold koftgari flowers and foliage and mail neck-defence of butted links; the second of gutter-shaped form, fitted with hinged inner arm-defence, each decorated with gold and silver koftgari foliage, mail covering for the hand of butted links, and with a padded lining; and the third of shallow convex form, the outer face applied with brass foliage and flowers and decorated with silver koftgari foliage enriched with gold flowers
the first: 14.5 cm; 5 3/4 in high
(3)
Estimate:  £800 - 1000 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
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