lot 165

AN INDO-PERSIAN ARM-DEFENCE (BAZU BAND), QAJAR, 19TH CENTURY formed of a gutter-shaped main plate pointed at the elbow, etched on its outer face with a calligraphic border and a central warrior cartouche, with traces of gold koftgari, fitted with padded mail hand-defence, and complete with two pierced wrist plates (small losses, light rust) 45.5 cm; 18 in overall