Lot 1149

An Italian circular shield made of iron, circa 1580

Antique Arms and Armour from all over the world | A90aw | Live auction | 116 Lots


The blackened shield distinctly domed, the surface with visible hammer marks. A quadrangular spike screwed into the centre, surrounded by two layers of forged foliage décor. Four large, grooved rivets for the shield grips. The outer rim sloping slightly outwards, with a row of lining rivets and a prominent turned and roped flange. Original decorative fringe in fine brass wire weave. Scant remnants of the original leather lining on the back. Diameter 51 cm.

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