SOLD Antique 18th century Indo Persian Islamic Armour Bazuband

SOLD Antique 18th century Indo Persian Islamic Armour Bazuband

SKU: ES877

SOLD Superb quality, antique 18th century Indo Persian Islamic "vambraces" armour Bazuband of characteristic form made of very well hand hammered extremely thick steel plate. Adorned on the center in low relief elaborate three profusely hand chiselled medallions containing horseman wearing kulah khud helmet and surrounded by six cusped cartouches depicting various animals. The rim bordered with a chased floral band all richly adorned with gold inlaid koftgari and set with four small buckles for straps. The bazuband comes with its chain mail gauntlet “dastuvana” on leather and fabric lining.

 

MEASUREMENTS:

Overall length, including the gauntlet: 51 cm (20.08 inches)
Overall length of the steel vambraces: 33.4 cm (13.15 inches)

Width at the widest point: 11 cm (4.33 inches)
Thickness of the plate: 2 mm (0.08 inches)

Width at the widest point: 11 cm (4.33 inches)
Thickness of the plate: 2 mm (0.08 inches)

Weight: 700 grams (1.54324 Pounds)

 

CONDITION: In its original pristine condition showing age and usage.

 

Most of the bazubands are made of a thin sheet of iron. This bazuband is unique since is made of very thick still plate which is rarely found in the most of the bazubands.

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