Indian Hide Shield

North India, 18th century

63cm diameter

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Indian Hide Shield

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.

Indian Hide Shield


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