Antique 19th Century Indo Persian Brass Shield North-West India

Antique 19th Century Indo Persian Brass Shield North-West India

SKU: ES1027

Spectacular antique 19th century Indo Persian Brass shield possibly, from Gujarat, North-West India. The shield of the circular convex form made of solid brass with applied bosses and a crescent moon. Finely hand repoussé and chiseled in low relief with winged figures on dense and a classical Indian hunting scene (shikargah), depicting lions hunting antelopes and elephants on the floral ground, affixed on the reverse by four ring-bolts for straps (to hold the shield).

MEASUREMENTS: Diameter: 38 cm (14.96 inches)

CONDITION: It is in good condition for its age, showing age and usage, one of the ring-bolt with a sign of old repair soldering, please see the last picture.

Weight: 1.271 kg (2.8021 pounds)

Related in form Indian shield but from first half 20th century is published in the Christie’s auction catalog Peter Petrou: Tales of the Unexpected. London, 30 January 2019. Lot:51. Sold for GBP 3,750 - US$4,904

Please see the link below:

https://www.christies.com/lotfinder/Lot/a-brass-shield-possibly-gujarat-north-west-india-6188461-details.aspx

The buyer will be provided with a copy of the pages from the mentioned references, together with a certificate of authenticity.

    $850.00Price