Antique Indo Persian Armour Islamic Bazuband
Antique 18th century Superb Indo Persian Islamic arm guard armour Bazuband made of solid Damascus steel wootz, magnificently hand chiseled lobed cartouches containing mounted huntsmen and animals, with arabesque borders all decorated in gold damascening. MEASUREMENTS: Length 33.6 cm(13 1/4 in). Wide at the widest point: 11.2 cm (4 3/8 inches). Weight approximately 1 ½ pounds. CONDITION: in very good condition. REFERENCES: Similar Bazuband are in the famous collections of National Museum New Delhi, Military Museum Tehran and Niavaran Palace Museum (1)"Arms and Armor from Iran by Manouchehr Moshtagh Khorasani. (2) "Indian Armours in the National Museum Collection Catalogue" by G.N.Pant and K.K.Sharma. (3)"A Glossary of the Construction, Decoration and Use of Arms and Armour in All Countries and in All Times" By George Cameron Stone.
(4) Also two alike 18th century Persian Bazu bands from the Collection of Ryszard Janiak are Published in "Persian Arms and Armour, by Antoni Chodynski. Page:250-251, No 78 and 79a.
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