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SIPAR, Shield

18th century

Persia (Iran)

Brass, gold, silver

Diameter: 43.5 cm

A Persian circular shield with gold and silver inlays with a domed shape with a chased face in relief in the centre. The entire surface is cut with floral decoration with gold and silver-inlaid cartouches.

Decorative inscriptions adorn the riveted brass rim along the perimeter. It has four blossom-shaped shield bosses with suspension rings on the back and fragmentary later fabric lining.

Bibl.: George Cameron Stone - A Gloss. Of the Const. And Use of the Arms and Armour ISBN 0-486-40726-8 (pbk) Pag.nº2565 fig.nº729

Persian Arms and Armour - ISBN 83-86206-31-4 Pag. 237 fig. 53/54

P- Holstein - CONTRIBUTION A L'ETUDE DES ARMES ORIENTALES INDE ET ARCHIPEL MALAIS - Tome Second Catalogue Pag.217 nº291e PL. LXVII.

SIPAR, Escudo

Séc. XVIII

Pérsia (Irão)

Latão, ouro, prata

Diam.: 43.5 cm

Escudo circular Persa com embutidos em ouro e prata.

Forma abobadada com uma cara gravada em relevo no centro. Toda a superfície é cinzelada com decoração floral com cartuchos embutidos em ouro e prata.

Inscrições decorativas adornam o remate rebitado em latão ao longo de todo o perímetro. Quatro bossas em forma de flor com anéis de suspensão por trás bem como fragmentos de um forro mais tardio.

Decorative inscriptions adorn the riveted brass rim along the perimeter. It has four blossom-shaped shield bosses with suspension rings on the back and fragmentary later fabric lining.

Bibl.: George Cameron Stone - A Gloss. Of the Const. And Use of the Arms and Armour ISBN 0-486-40726-8 (pbk) Pag.nº2565 fig.nº729

Persian Arms and Armour - ISBN 83-86206-31-4 Pag. 237 fig. 53/54

P- Holstein - CONTRIBUTION A L'ETUDE DES ARMES ORIENTALES INDE ET ARCHIPEL MALAIS - Tome Second Catalogue Pag.217 nº291e PL. LXVII.

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