Antique Indo-Persian 19th century Islamic or Sikh Brass Shield Dhal
Antique, 19th century, Indo-Persian, Northern Indian, Islamic or Sikh shield Dhal of circular convex form with upturned rim, made of hand-hammered solid brass elaborately hand-chiseled with figures of various animals and humans among the profusely chiseled foliate patterns.
The front is set with a crescent moon and four domed bosses, affixed on the reverse by four ring bolts for straps (to hold the shield).
MEASUREMENTS: Diameter: 32 cm (12.6 inches)
CONDITION: It is in good condition for its age, showing age and usage.