Antique 18th century Indo Persian Shield Mughal Dhal

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Antique 18th century Indo Persian shield - Dhal made of translucent white rhinoceros hide, of circular convex form flattened at the rim the outer face fitted with four brass bosses in the form of stylized flowers with ring-bolts on the back for rope (to hold the shield).

Diameter: 24.5cm (9 5/8 in).

REFERENCES: A similar 18th century Indian shields are published in the “A Glossary of Arms and Armor” by George Cameron Stone. Page 208 .FIG.5

Item Details

Reference #:
ES442
Quantity
1
Category
Militaria & Weapons
Department
Antiques
Year
18th century
Dimensions
(Width x Height X Depth)
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Weight
Unknown
Condition
Good
Material