Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice


    17th Century Indian Bikaner Mail Shirt.

    Chain mail shirt is approximately 32-inches overall. Riveted iron rings open at the front and extends down to cover the upper parts of the leg. Front with iron plates each with hasps for closure of flower head design [currently held by string], with full length sleeves, the sides also incorporate a pair of iron plates. The back with three rows of vertically overlapping iron plates. Contained in a large wooden pedestal, which is 36 1/4-inches in height. Well made and displays well in pedestal. Full display size is 69-inches overall.

    Condition: Very good. Front with typical age wear patina to rings, plates. Some losses, separations and some need to be fitted. Back with some corrosion present mostly to the vertical plates.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    June, 2020
    7th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 442

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    25% on the first $300,000 (minimum $49), plus 20% of any amount between $300,000 and $3,000,000, plus 12.5% of any amount over $3,000,000 per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
    Track Item

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2021 May 2 Luxury Accessories Signature Auction - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    I don’t often do testimonials but in this case I felt truly obligated to thank Heritage Auctions for the extremely professional job your organization did for me.
    Charlie K.,
    Pittsburgh, PA
    View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search