Antique Swords and Daggers, Antique Pistols and Guns, Antiquities and Pre Columbian Art
Home
 
Antique Indo Persian-Mughal Islamic Helmet Kulah-Khud

browse these categories for related items...
Directory: Popular Collectibles: Militaria: Accessories: Pre 1900: item # 1152725

Please refer to our stock # ES588 when inquiring.

Click to view additional online photographs
detail 1 detail 2 detail 3 detail 4 detail 5 detail 6
detail 7 detail 8 detail 9 detail 10 detail 11 detail 12


Hundred and One Antiques
Visit Our Website
www.antiquesword101.com
613 979 8250

Guest Book
Antique Indo Persian-Mughal Islamic Helmet Kulah-Khud
SOLD

A superb quality Antique 18th century Indo Persian-Mughal, Kulah-Khud helmet. A hemi-spherical skull with a stout mounted long spike at the top, a pair of plume-holders, sliding nasal, retaining its original extremely long neck-defence camail of chain mail of fine flattened hand forged and riveted round links. The skull is chiseled over its entire surface with floral, and creeper design, in medium relief. The edge of the helmet is adorned by a broad band of twelve cartouches, containing script in Arabic calligraphy. This helmet is much heavier than most of the Indo Persian Kulah-Khud helmets, 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.

MEASUREMENTS: Height from the top of the spike to the bottom of the mail: 76.8 cm (30 1/4 in), Diameter: 20.3 cm (8 in). Height from the top of the spike to the bottom edge of the helmet: 30.2 cm (11 7/8 inches), Diameter: 21 cm (8 1/4 in).

REFERENCES: A Similar helmet is in the collection of the National Museum of New Delhi dated to 1750, published in the"Indian Armours in the National Museum Collection Catalogue" by G.N.Pant and K.K.Sharma, Page 43 Figure 12. Also in the Indian book "Arms and Armour Volume III" by Dr. G.N. Pant plate CIX - CX. Dr. G.N. Pant - On page 1213 Plate XVIII.

ALL ITEMS ARE GUARANTEED TO BE AUTHENTIC ANTIQUES, AND NOT REPRODUCTIONS.

ALL OUR ARTIFACTS ARE ACCOMPANIED BY A CERTIFICATE OF AUTHENTICITY.

WE SHIP INTERNATIONALLY



Page design by TROCADERO © 1998-2014 View Cart
Categories Shops Join Terms Critique Map Help