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Ottoman Empire Turban Helmet from Istanbul Workshop, Turkey, late 15th  - mid 16th century

Ottoman Empire Turban Helmet from Istanbul Workshop, Turkey, late 15th - mid 16th century

( ID: ia1213 )

An original condition Ottoman Empire Turban Helmet likely from an Istanbul Armour Workshop or an Ak-Koyonlu workshop, Turkey late 15th  - mid 16th century, in the Turkoman style. Iron steel single bowl construction with 16 straight flutes terminating with the octagonal  and round spike at the top. The rim of the bowl is pieced with 30 holes for vervelles or chainmail (missing). To the right of the nasal guard there is a hole for the aventail plume holder. Throughout all surface one can see visible remnants of the silver decorations that are common to this type of helmets...

Price: $35,000
Rare 17th C. Ottoman Chainmail or Maille shirt, with gilded collar

Rare 17th C. Ottoman Chainmail or Maille shirt, with gilded collar

( ID: ma1181 )

A quite rare example of a chainmail shirt in superb condition, completely of riveted links with a close weave. There are no losses to the shirt which has half length sleeves. It has a very interesting gilded copper or brass collar which descends roughly one fifth of the way down the front and which clasps at the throat through a small cut out which locks to a pin. Underneath there is an iron hook for a further enclosure.  When worn the collar has a single file appearance as it is designed such that the right line of plates goes underneath the left side of plates.  The closest para...

Price: $6,499