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18th c Gold Damascened Indo Persian Shield

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Outstanding 18th century Indo Persian shield Dhal, Sipar made of very thick steel decorated with 18K gold koftgari flowers, scrolling foliage and scrollwork at the border. At the back original padded red velvet with period time green velvet cushion and two handles mounted to four steel rings. Similar shield is in a “Catalogue Arms and Armour exhibition, 1974”, Elliot and Snowden LTD. This shield is a first-rate, museum quality example of Islamic Art. Diameter; 14 ¾ inches.