Antique 18th century Indo Persian Islamic Shield Separ
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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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