SOLD Antique Islamic Indo Persian Bazuband Armor 18th century

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Antique 18th -19th century Indo Persian "vambraces" armour for the forearms Islamic BAZU BAND made of well hand hammered steel, etched over its full surface with the tree of life, above the legendary Persian hornet Div Akvan. The border is adorned by eleven cartouches containing script in Arabic calligraphy heightened with silver damascening koftgari. The Bazuband has remains of its original gauntlet dastuvana made of leather and fabric with a chain mail band.
MEASUREMENTS: Overall length of the bazuband alone, not including the leather dastuvana: 35 cm (13 3/4 in). Width at the widest point: 11 cm (4 3/8 inches).
CONDITION: In good condition considering its age, except for worn silver damascening, the leather and fabric of the dastuvana is in bad condition, damaged, and very dry.
REFERENCES: “Glossary of the Construction, Decoration and Use of Arms and Armour in All Countries and in All Times” By George Cameron Stone.

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Item Details

Reference #:
ES522
Quantity
1
Category
Militaria & Weapons
Department
Antiques
Year
18th century
Dimensions
(Width x Height X Depth)
x x
Weight
Unknown
Condition
good
Material