Antique 18th century Indo-Persian Islamic Mughal Shield to sword Talwar Tulwar. Antique 17th-18th century Indo-Persian Islamic Mughal Shield Dhal Separ. Antique 17th-18th century Islamic Indo-Persian Mughal large shield Dhal- Separ of circular convex form, made of black painted buffalo hide. The center is set with four iron domed bosses, with rosette shaped and pierced collars, with traces of gold inlaid. The outer surface affixed by stuffed leather cushion, and four ring-bolts for straps to hold the shield.REFERENCES: A similar shields dated to the 17th -18th century are published in the following references. An almost identical Indian shield dated to the 18th century, from the collection of the tower of London Armouries is illustrated in the book, Oriental Armour: By H. Indian Armours in the National Museum Collection Catalogue, by G. Sharma, Page 169 Figure 49. Arms and Armor from Iran: The Bronze Age to the End of the Qajar Period, by Manouchehr Moshtagh Khorasani, Page 667. Persian and Indo-Persian Arms and Armour of 16th-19th Century from Polish Collection, by Chodynski, Antoni; Lech Kobylinski Malbork Castle Museum, 2000, Page 264 Figure 96. MEASUREMENTS Diameter: 49 cm (19.29 inches) CONDITION: The shield is in good condition considering its age of 300- 200 years old, showing age and usage, some age wear overall. This type of the large black painted hide shields was very fashionable amongst the Mughal and Persian royalties and aristocracy during the 17th-18th century, which can be seen on the Mughal miniatures of this period time. 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 18th century Indo-Persian Islamic Mughal Shield to sword Talwar Tulwar" is in sale since Monday, November 11, 2019.This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\Middle East". The seller is "eclecticmuseum" and is located in Ontario.
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