Antique 17 Century Turkish Ottoman Islamic Shield Buckler Kalkan armor to sword. Antique 17 Century Turkish Ottoman Islamic Shield Buckler Kalkan. Rare antique 17th century Turkish Ottoman Islamic war shield buckler Kalkan Details: A shield made of a spiral constructed wicker core, with an exterior covered with a wrought iron sheet and adorned on the surface with brass circular tokens riveted by iron nails. The center is reinforced by a large domed iron boss (umbo). The inner side is reinforced by a solid iron plate fitted with suspension loops.
DIAMETER (approximate): 25.5 cm / 10.04 inches CONDITION: All is fair, showing age, wear, rust deposits, and scattered pitting. Wicker on the rim is damaged and some brass tokens missing. Otherwise in good condition considering its age. REFERENCES: A similar shield, but not as good of a quality as this one, was for sale by Czerny's on the 17 October 2008 with the Estimation price: 2 000 / 2 500. This price is from 9 years ago.
To view it on internet please search on google with the following description: A Buckler decorated with Nürnberg coins. 17th Century Two similar Ottoman bucklers dated to 17th century are published in the book Islamic Weapons: Maghrib to Moghul by Anthony C.Tirri (Page 112, Figure 64). A photocopy of the pages from the mentioned references will be provided along with a certificate of authenticity. All items are guaranteed to be authentic antiques, and not reproductions. All our artifacts are accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity.
Canadian buyers please note: We are required to charge HST or GST on all orders mailed to Canadian destinations. Our business HUNDRED & ONE ANTIQUES is based on a long family tradition of collecting fine European and Oriental Antiques and Art, with a special interest in Antique Arms and Armour. We have been involved in antique trading since 1970.Welcome and thank you for visiting. Get Images that Make Supersized Seem Small. Tailor your auctions with Auctiva's. The item "Antique 17 Century Turkish Ottoman Islamic Shield Buckler Kalkan armor to sword" is in sale since Monday, October 22, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\Middle East". The seller is "eclecticmuseum" and is located in Ontario. This item can be shipped worldwide.