26th Jun, 2024 11:00

Fine Antique Arms, Armour & Militaria

 
  Lot 68
 

68

A SOUTH INDIAN COMPOSITE FULL ARMOUR, 16TH/17TH CENTURY, PROBABLY ADONI, ANDHRA PRADESH

comprising coif formed of ten vertical panels of downward-lapping rectangular lames, each tapering to an obtuse point at the top and with a circular apex with bud-shaped finial, all joined by rows of rivetted mail with rivetted links, complete with neck-defence of three panels and a pair of tapering cheek-pieces (small losses, minor chips and some small early patched repairs); shirt formed en suite, with eight vertical panels and open at the front, seven panels at the back and vented at the base, a pair of shoulder panels, and two tall single plates on each side with Devanagari early inscriptions, and a pair of mail trousers of rivetted links, extending to the ankle, open at the rear and inner thigh, and complete with groin defence; and a single arm defence of five large rectangular plates, wrist defence formed of a band of small cusped overlapping plates, and mail hand defence

Roy Elvis Catalogue Number A23

Sold for £3,500


 

comprising coif formed of ten vertical panels of downward-lapping rectangular lames, each tapering to an obtuse point at the top and with a circular apex with bud-shaped finial, all joined by rows of rivetted mail with rivetted links, complete with neck-defence of three panels and a pair of tapering cheek-pieces (small losses, minor chips and some small early patched repairs); shirt formed en suite, with eight vertical panels and open at the front, seven panels at the back and vented at the base, a pair of shoulder panels, and two tall single plates on each side with Devanagari early inscriptions, and a pair of mail trousers of rivetted links, extending to the ankle, open at the rear and inner thigh, and complete with groin defence; and a single arm defence of five large rectangular plates, wrist defence formed of a band of small cusped overlapping plates, and mail hand defence

Roy Elvis Catalogue Number A23

Auction: Fine Antique Arms, Armour & Militaria, 26th Jun, 2024

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Sunday 23rd June: 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Monday 24th June: 10:00am to 7.00pm
Tuesday 25th June: 10.00am to 5.00pm
AUCTION DAY: 26TH JUNE 2024, AT 11:00am

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