Skip to content

Arms & Armour: At the Jaipur Court the Royal Collection

Sold out
Original price Rs. 4,500.00
Original price Rs. 4,500.00 - Original price Rs. 4,500.00
Original price Rs. 4,500.00
Current price Rs. 3,375.00
Rs. 3,375.00 - Rs. 3,375.00
Current price Rs. 3,375.00
Condition: New

Exclusive Deals | Easy Replacement | Safe Checkout

🎁 Use coupon code WELCOME to get discount on first order

🎁 Earn Reward Points on every purchase

🚚 Free Shipping above ₹299

Binding: Hardcover

Languages: English

Number Of Pages: 132

Publisher: Niyogi Books

Author: Robert Elgood

Details:

The book has a selection of 186 of the most interesting arms in the Jaipur royal palace and discusses them as weapons in their social and historical context. The book breaks new ground in Indian arms scholarship and is also a very readable account that takes in Rajput, Mughal and British Indian history, anthropology and art history. The objects are stunning: swords belonging to the Mughal Emperors Jahangir, Shah Jahan and Aurangzeb, wonderful court daggers with hilts of carved rock crystal, jade, ivory and gilt steel, ferocious tribal arms, some remarkable historic firearms and beautiful painted shields, some of which were decorated in Japan for the Mughal court. There is even a device for extracting arrows from wounds with toe-curling ancient medical remedies. Most of these arms are from the reserve collections and published for the first time.
One in a series illustrating the collections of the Maharaja Sawai Man Singh II Museum, City Palace, Jaipur, the book will be essential for all museum curators, dealers and collectors working in this field. Others in the series are Festivals at the Jaipur Court by Vibhuti Sachdev and Costumes and Textiles at the Jaipur Court by Rahul Jain.

Features:

  • Niyogi Books

Format: Illustrated

EAN: 9789383098774

New: These are new books which have been purchased from publishers and authors.

Almost New: These are books which have been read previously or are excess stock from bookshops and publishers.

Good: These are the books which have have been sourced from book lovers and are in very good condition. They may have signs of ageing but will be in pretty good condition.

Readable: These books may be old and have visible wear and tear signs.

Learn more about our condition criteria here.

All prepaid orders are eligible for free shipping. Have more queries? Read more about our shipping and delivery policies here.

More Information:

Publisher: Niyogi Books
Language: English
Binding: Hardcover



Related Categories: All Books Collectibles English Books Hardcover Editions

Popular Categories

Free Shipping

When you spend ₹299

Exclusive Deals

On your next read

100% Satisfaction

We care for you

Secure Checkout

Find your privacy