Antique Indo Persian Islamic Shield 18th century

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Large antique Indo-Persian steel shield Separ, 18th -19th century, Qajar dynasty. Of circular convex form decorated on the center with Arabic calligraphy, surmounted with cartouches containing human figures in Persian costumes and foliage. A broad band with eight lobed cartouches containing calligraphic Arabic script, on a foliate ground. A centre with four domed bosses with bolts on the back for rope (to hold the shield).

MEASUREMENTS: Diameter: 50 cm (19 3/4 in).

REFERENCES: A comparable 18th century Persian shields are published in the “Persian Arms and Armour” by Antoni Chodynski. Page 236 FIG.51.Also in the Book” Old Weapons in Polish Collections" by Zdzislaw Zygulski. Page, 214 .FIG.222

CONDITION: in very good condition.

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Item Details

Reference #:
ES478
Quantity
1
Category
Militaria & Weapons
Department
Antiques
Year
18th century
Dimensions
(Width x Height X Depth)
x x
Weight
Unknown
Condition
Good
Material