Indian Hide Shield
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Indian Hide Shield

Amir Mohtashemi Ltd.

Date 18th century

Period 1600-1750, 1750-1850, 18th century

Origin North India

Medium Gilt-copper, Stone

Dimension 63 cm (24³/₄ inches)

Shield made of hide with five gilt-copper bosses. Four of them containing floral forms with a precious stone inlaid in the middle of each boss. The boss at the top of the shield is portrayed with a double-lion blason. The centre of the shield is constructed from concentric circles with the symbol of the sun in its interior.

Stock no.: A4304

Date: 18th century

Period: 1600-1750, 1750-1850, 18th century

Origin: North India

Medium: Gilt-copper, Stone

Dimension: 63 cm (24³/₄ inches)

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