A Gold-Koftgari Steel Shield (Dhal) Rajasthan, North India, 19th Century

A Gold-Koftgari Steel Shield (Dhal) Rajasthan, North India, 19th Century

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Reference

1306

Of convex form with everted rim, mounted with four steel bosses of domed form and an applied zig-zag band to rim, chiselled and decorated in gold overlay with central roundel containing a palace, surrounded by zig-zag bands filled with inscriptions in nagari, the interstices with Brahma, Vishnu and animals in combat, four hinged rings to reverse.


Dimensions:

Height 2 cm / 1"
Diameter 56.8 cm / 22 "
Medium

Steel

Country

India

Condition

Very Good