Breastplate from a body armour

Details

  • Title

    Breastplate from a body armour

  • Artist/maker

    Luft ‘Ali (active mid-18th century) (armourer)
  • Associated place

    Iran (place of creation)
  • Date

    1737 - 1738
  • Material and technique

    steel, incised, and inlaid with gold

  • Dimensions

    20.7 x 18 cm (height x width)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Purchased, 1997.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Eastern Art

  • Accession no.

    EA1997.176.d

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Further reading

Allan, James, and Brian Gilmour, Persian Steel: The Tanavoli Collection, Oxford Studies in Islamic Art, 15 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000), p. 135, figs 14 a & b

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