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A set of four iron shield bosses with koftgari designs, India, mid-19th century
each profusely decorated in full with fine koftgari foliate work 
Quantity: 4
each: 12.3cm. diam.
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Catalogue Note

These four shield bosses would have once rested on the centre of either a steel or leather shield. See R. Elgood, Arms & Armour at the Jaipur Court: The Royal Collection, Niyogi Books, New Delhi, 2015, pp.164-173 for shield with these types of bosses.

Arts of the Islamic World including Fine Rugs and Carpets

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London